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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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BAG WAME, n. Add: 2. A minnow (Ayr. 1975). Cf. Baggie, n.3Wgt. 1852 D. S. Williamson Scarcity of Salmon 9:
A net, through whose meshes nothing shall escape—not even a fingerling or a bag-wame.

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