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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SNAGGEREL, n. A term of contempt for a puny child (Dmf. 1825 Jam.); an animal whose growth has been stunted (Kcb.4 1900).

[Phs. a deriv. of snag, a stump.]

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"Snaggerel n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Oct 2022 <>



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