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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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ROG, n. A stripe or streak (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1908 Jak. (1928)). Phr. windy rogs, lines of clouds portending rain (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1968). Also roget, -it, striped (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1908 Jak. (1928)). [rog]

[Norw. dial. råk, Icel. rák, a stripe, streak.]

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"Rog n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 29 Mar 2023 <>



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