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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WHIGMAGAIRIES, Whims, vagaries.Abd. 1898 J. R. Imray Sandy Todd 48:
I suppose he maun jist submit to a' their whigmagairies.

[A conflation of Whigmaleerie, I. 2., and Eng. vagary.]

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