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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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UGGLE, v. Also ug(ge)l, ugle; og(ge)l (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)). To soil, besmear (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1914 Angus Gl., Sh. 1973, uggel). [ʌgl]Sh. 1898 Shetland News (27 Aug.):
Lass, doo'll ugle dy cleen cot, couldna da tooel dü?

[Variant of Aggl, q.v.]

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