Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
RAG, n.3 Also ragg, raag; and deriv. forms raggle, ragger (Abd.). A wet mist, a drizzle (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928): Sh., Ork. 1967); a light drifting mist (Abd. 1967, ragger, raggle). Also in n.Eng. dial. Derivs. ragglie, wet and misty.
Ork. 1929 Marw.:
It's come on a filty rag o weet. Sh. 1949 P. Jamieson Letters 219:
The following day it was showery, with heavy raggs of rain. Abd. 1955 People's Jnl. (19 Nov.):
November's fair haudin' bi its name, for maist days o' it his been dreich an' ragglie wi' fog an' weet.
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