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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SKOG, n.2 Also skoag. A locker in a boat under the gunwale (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)). [skog]Sh. 1898 Shetland News (23 April):
Gie me da compass oot o' da skoag, Magnie.

[? Cf. O.N. skokkr, a trunk or chest.]

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