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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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SHAPPLE, n. Highl. Sc. form of Jabble, n.2, 1., a wishy-washy drink. See S, letter, 6.Sc. 1787 W. Taylor Poems 131:
Tey hae a shapple tey ca' tea.

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