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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish place-names).
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LEROOK. Also Lerrouk (Sh. 1898 W. F. Clark Northern Gleams 90, 101); Ler(r)ick (Sh. 1886 J. Burgess Sketches 10, 1892 G. Stewart Sketches 256). Local forms of Lerwick in Shetland (Sh. 1949 J. Gray Lowrie 39, 1973 New Shetlander No. 105. 13). [′lɛrʊk]

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"Lerook ". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 2 Feb 2023 <>



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