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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

TUSHILAGO, n. Also tushalagy (Sc. 1911 S.D.D.; Fif. 1946); tushylucky (Dmf. 1869 Science Gossip 28); tashalago (Ork. 1953); thisalaga (Bnff. 1940); tuslag (Sh. 1962 New Shetlander No. 60. 17). Sc. forms of the plant-name Tussilago, coltsfoot (Sc. 1778 A. Wight Present State Husbandry II. 232, Ags. 1924 J. M. Smith Nettles 7). Sometimes also applied to the butterbur, Petasites (I., ne., em.Sc.(a), Lnk., Rxb. 1973). See also Dishilago. [tʌʃɪ′legə]

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"Tushilago n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Oct 2022 <>



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