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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SMAG, n. Also smug. A sweetmeat or dainty of any kind, a tasty tit-bit (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 169; Abd. 1921 T.S.D.C., smag, smug, Abd. 1970). [smɑg]

[Prob. a back-formation from smaggrie, Smacherie, q.v.]

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