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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.

MUPETIGAGE, n. A term of endearment used to a child (e.Lth. 1825 Jam.).

[Of doubtful orig. The first three syllables suggest a dim. form of †Eng. moppet, in the same sense. But poss. a corruption of my pretty page.]

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