Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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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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