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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SHAGGARDLY, adj. Ghastly, gaunt, haggard in appearance, wild, unkempt.Kcb. 1848 J. Hughan Poems. 20:
Wi's shaggardly looks and ghastly appearance.

[A nonce form conflated from haggard and shagged, shaggy, unkempt, + ly.]

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"Shaggardly adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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