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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

NYAGIR, n. The halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Sh. 1903 E.D.D.).

[An altered or erroneous form of Laager, q.v. phs. associated with nyag, Nag, v.1, from the way in which it bites and tugs on the hook.]

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