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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

RAGMAREEL, n. Nonce Sc. form of Eng. rigmarole, prob. metri causa.Abd. a.1807 J. Skinner in Banffshire Jnl. (26 Aug. 1862) 6:
You'll be surprised, I ken fu' weel To see a douf, auld-warld chiel Denumb you wi' a ragmareel.

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