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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SCHRAGIE, adj. Phs. = lopped, pruned, from Eng. dial. shrag, to lop, prune (a tree), a lopped branch. But the 1881 ed. of J. Young reads scraggie.Gsw. 1860 J. Young Poorhouse Lays 78:
But noo ye hae made it sae schragie an bare, The ne'er a wee burdie 'ill big in it mair.

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