Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ROOG, n.2 A spawned fish; a poor fish in a catch (Fif. 1968). Adj. roogie. [rug] Fif. 1952:
A roog, or a roogie fish — a spawned fish.

[Poss. an extended use of roog, obs. form of rogue. See Roogle.]

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