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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

MEAGRIES, Mishaps, unfortunate accidents. Prob. a mistake for vagaries.Lnk. 1873 J. Hamilton Poems 150:
An' droonin's an' burnin's, explosions an' shocks, A' ither meagries amang us are rife, Oh mony's the slain in the battle of life.

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"Meagries n. pl.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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