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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX). Includes material from the 2005 supplement.

UMRAGE, n. Also ummerage (Abd. 1930 D. Campbell Kirsty's Surprise 8). Sc. forms of Eng. umbrage (Abd. 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb xxx.; ne.Sc., Ags. 1973). Phr.: to take an umrage tae, to take umbrage at (Ags., Fif., Edb. 2000s). [′ʌmredʒ]Arg. 1992:
Have ye taken an ummerage tae me?

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"Umrage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2022 <>



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