Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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LERWEGIAN. A native or citizen of Lerwick (Sh. 1901 Shetland News (5 Jan.)). Only in liter. use. [lɛr′widʒən]

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"Lerwegian ". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 7 Jul 2020 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/snds5067>

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