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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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OOTSTRAVAGANT, adj. Wandering.Ags. 1853 W. Blair Aberbrothock 10:
My memory's gie ootstravagant now-a-days, an' winna keep things fast.

[Nonce variant of extravagant in its etym. meaning of wandering far and wide, errant.]

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"Ootstravagant adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2023 <>



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