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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BROOFLE, v. and n.

1. v. “To be in a great hurry” (Slk. 1825 Jam.2). Cf. Bruffle.

2. n. “Impetuous haste” (Ib.).

[Cf. Breeghle.]

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