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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

LÜRAGUB, n. Also loragob, lirigob (Jak.). The sea froth or scum which gathers in crevices of rocks by the action of the tide (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), 1914 Angus Gl., Sh. 1961). [′løraguv.b, ′liri-]

[The first element is a reduced or altered form of O.N. lauðr, foam (see Ludder), for the second see Gob, n.2]

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"LÜragub n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 27 Sep 2022 <>



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