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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DEEP, adj. As in Eng., but used in Sc. in phr. a deep plate = a soup plate (Sc. 1782 J. Sinclair Ob. Sc. Dial. 172; 1881 A. Mackie Scotticisms 32; Slg.3 1940).

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