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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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ILL-KAMERD, adj. “Of forbidding aspect” (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [-′kɑmərd]

[For second element, cf. Icel. kámugr, begrimed, kám, dirt.]

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"Ill-kamerd adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 29 Jan 2023 <>



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