Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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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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