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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Jed-, Gedstaf(f, n. (Cf. (1) gadstaff a goad (Gad n. 2) in Wyf Awchtirm. 46, and (2) Jedburgh(t-staff and Jedwartstaf(f.) — 1513 Doug. viii. Prol. 99.
Sum jarris with a jed [v.r. ged] staf to jag throu blak jakkis

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"Gedstaf n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 12 Jun 2024 <>



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