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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

BAGIE, n. A kind of wooden box or sledge without runners filled with coal from the workings and dragged along to the main haulage road by drawers. Obs.Slg. 1842 Children in Mines Report (2) 479:
We draw the coal in bagies, which have no wheels, to main-road, and fill the hutchies; three bagies fill one hutchie.

[Variant of or mistake for Baikie, n.1, 1.]

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