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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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LAMGABBLICH, n. A long rambling discourse, a rigmarole (Bnff., Abd. 1960).Bnff. 1954 Banffshire Jnl. (19 Jan.):
Aff she gaed intill a lamgabblich o' a story.

[A perversion of Lagamachie, influenced by gabble.]

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