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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

PREVAG, n. ? A piece of bravado, a light-hearted gesture, joke, prank.Ork. 1940:
Old Turfus was singlin neeps no the size o moose lugs for a prevag.

[Appar. a nonce conflation of brag and bravado.]

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"Prevag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Oct 2022 <>



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