Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOGGERLONE, n. In phr. to gae to doggerlone, to go to the dogs. Cf. dog-drave, s.v. Dog, III. 1. Sc.(E) 1868 D. M. Ogilvy Willie Wabster's Wooing 7:
Skrunkit and slidderie as the Strone, And maist aw' gane to doggerlone.
Lnk. 1825 Jam.2:
He's aw gane to doggerlone, he is completely gone to wreck, or ruin.

[Phs. dog + lone (see Loan). ]

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