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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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RACH-MA-REESHIL, adj. Also raghmereisle (Fif. 1808 Jam.), rackmereesle (Fif. 1825 Jam.; Per., Fif. 1967). Confused, mixed up, higgledy-piggledy (wm.Sc. 1868 Laird of Logan 513).

[First element uncertain; for the second ? cf. Reeshle.]

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"Rach-ma-reeshil adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 22 May 2024 <>



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