Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MOLLAN, n. “A long straight pole, such as fishermen use at their fish-yards” (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 349).

[Ad. Gael maolan, Ir. maolán, a stake or post standing above water in a fishing weir.]

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