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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SHAGGLE, v.2 To walk in a waddling, feeble manner, to waddle, shamble (Ork. 1970).Ork. 1929 Marw.:
He was gaan shagglan aboot the hoose.

[Phs. simply an Ork. variant of Shauchle but cf. Norw. dial. sjåkla, to totter, walk unsteadily, waddle.]

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