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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SHAGGART, n. In pl.: bits, fragments, shreds, disintegrated pieces.Abd. 1817 J. Christie Instructions 43–4:
Fearing our tent was past the Forth, . . . Or driven in shaggarts into Dee.

[Phs. a deriv. in -art from Shag, n.1]

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