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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

CROKAG, n. Also crookach. An instrument for twisting straw-ropes, a thraw-cruik (Sth. (crokag), Rs. (crookach) 1961 Gwerin III. 213). [Gael. cròcag, crook handle. Cf. also thraw-cruik s.v. Thraw, v., 1. (3), which has prob. influenced form and meaning.]

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"Crokag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Oct 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/snd00088525>

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