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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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MOG, v., n. [mo:g]
I. v. To jog along in a trifling way, to potter. Also in Eng. dial. Cf. Moger, v.1Ayr.7 1932:
Her infant child was sitting near by, playing with a cup and saucer, and she looked at him and said: “There he is, mogin away, quite happy.”
II. n. A botch, mess, muddle (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.).Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Hit came till a mog.
Mog v., n.
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