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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

SWAG, v.2 Only in fut. tense I'll swag, I'll bet, I'll be bound (Ags. 1972).Ags. 1894 J. B. Salmond My Man Sandy (1899) 11:
I'll swag, he garr'd Cocky Baxter chowl his chafts.
Per. 1932 Our Meigle Book 153:
I'll swag, he'll no look oot on a nicht like this.

[An altered form by wrong division of I'se wad, see Wad, v., to wager.]

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