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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

TROUAG, n. Also trouvag. Used as a term of commiseration: poor creature (Cai. 1972 D. Omand Cai. Book 258). Gael. [Ad. Gael. truagh, pitiful, wretched. See Truaghan.]

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