Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SUGGAN, n. A coverlet for a horse's back used instead of a saddle; a bed cover (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 441). Ib. 46:
The saddle a goatskin, by way of “sugan”

[From Anglo-Ir. dial., ad. Ir. súgán, id.]

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