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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GOGAR, n.2 “Whey boiled with a little oatmeal in it, and used as food” (Rxb. 1825 Jam.).

[Prob. imit. Cf. Bnff. gagger, a porridge-like mass, s.v. Gag, n., Goog, n., 5., Sh. gogl, mire, soft dirt (Jak.), and Eng. dial. gog, a bog.]

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