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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

QUIRD, n. Also qurd (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 137), querd, queerd (Abd. 1921 T.S.D.C. IV. 26). A lump of excrement. [kwɪrd]

[Irreg. variant of Eng. tnrd. Cf.Q, letter, 3.]

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