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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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YAAG, v.2, n. Also yag. ne.Sc. aphetic variant of lyaag, Laig. See P.L.D. § 141.1. [jɑ:g]

I. v. To gossip, chatter, prate (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 212; Abd. 1930 Buchan Observer (18 Dec.)).

II. n. Gossip, chatter (Gregor; Abd. 1974).

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