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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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CHOLDRO-EGG, n. comb. “An addled (infertile) egg. Prob. from noise it makes when shaken” (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [′tʃɔldro-]

[Prob. from Cholder above.]

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"Choldro-egg n. comb.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 9 Dec 2023 <>



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