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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WHIPPER-TOOTIES, Silly scruples about doing anything, frivolous difficulties (Sc. 1808 Jam.).

[Nonce formation phs. based on Whippert and Tout, v.1, n.1]

Whipper-tooties n. pl.

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