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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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YAG, n. The fine dust of flour or meal (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.); husks, poor, undeveloped grains of corn (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1974); also of fish: a shoal of small fry, a small worthless fish (Id.).

[Etym. doubtful.]

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