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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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BAAGIE, BAGI, BAGGIE, n. The greater blackbacked gull, Larus marinus. [′bɑ(:)gɪ]Sh. 1885 C. Swainson Brit. Birds 208:
Baagie, the greater black-backed gull.
Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Bagi, black-backed gull.
Mry.1 1925:
Baggie, the greater black-backed gull.

[O.N. bak = Eng. back.]

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