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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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PARL, n.3 Also parle. A thick mist, a fog, a Haar (Rnf. a.1850 Crawfurd MSS. (N.L.S.) P. 12).wm.Sc. 1818 D. Gemmill Topogr. Clyde 64:
The parles or fogs seldom affect this place [Bute].

[Of doubtful authenticity, phs. a misprint for Haar, n.1]

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