Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HALLOCKIT, adj., n. I. Add quots.: Dundee 1991  Ellie McDonald The Gangan Fuit 18:
Back an forrit atween the turrets o the Central Library
a wheen o halliket herring gulls gae soopan and skreichan
Sh. 1994  Laureen Johnson in James Robertson A Tongue in Yer Heid 167:
An I did tink at for wance, Annie wis gotten in tow wi a kinda sensible fellow instead o da halliget kind shö wis wint ta go for.

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