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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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HALGH, n. ? Mist, spume, spray. The word is not otherwise attested and is prob. spurious.Sc. 1900 R. Cunningham Graham Thirty Tales (1929) 29:
There was sic a halgh (the sea being very rough), he was na sure they were rocks at all.

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