Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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CAGGAN, n. A clay cooking-pot (see quot.).Inv. 1912 Trans. Inv. Scientific Soc. VII. 323:
The remains of a hearth where some fragments of very thick pottery were found, which may be part of a caggan, or clay-baked pot, that was once in common use in the Hebrides.
[Appar. a Gaelicised dim. form of Cag, n., from similarity in shape.]
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