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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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SCOGGER, n. Also scugger. In pl.: footless stockings, used as gaiters in snowy weather (s.Sc. 1887 Jam.). Cf. Hogger.

[Appar. a borrowing from nw. Eng. dial. where the earlier form cogger is also found, Mid.Eng. cokre, id., O.E. cocer, a quiver.]

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"Scogger n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 27 Feb 2024 <>



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