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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GILLIEGASCON, n. “An empty, talkative, vapouring person” (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 225).

[Gillie-, see Gil-, + Gascon, used as in Eng. to denote a braggart, blusterer.]

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