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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

STAGGIE, adj. Of grain: thin, scanty. Also adv.Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 435:
Grain is said to grow staggie, when it grows thin.

[Prob. a variant of stuggy s.v. Stug, n.2, 1.]

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