Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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BELL-HOUSE, n. comb. Add to defin.: In fishermen's sea-taboo usage: a church (Sc. 1950 P. Anson Sc. Fisherfolk 36, e.g. in describing landmarks).

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