Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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CARRICKWATER, prop.n. A curling stone taken from one or other of the river-beds in Carrick in Ayr. Now obs. Sc. 1951 Scots Mag. (Jan.) 303:
The keen dumpling-squat Carrickwaters of the laird.

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