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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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MUSHLE, n. Sc. form of Eng. mussel, muscle. Cf. Veshel.Slg. 1755 Session Papers, Ferguson v. Magistrates Gsw. (22 April 1785) App. 12:
For each load of mushles.
Bch. 1930 Abd. Univ. Mag. (March) 105:
Man, it's a pity ye wizna a laird or a minister or a gentleman at lairge. Yer mushles widna' a' been sae stoot.

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