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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.
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BOOMALAR, n. “An awkward fellow” (e.Rs.1 1929). Cf. bumlar s.v. Bummle.

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