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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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AGGLE, n. A mess; a confused or dirty state. (Sh. and Ork.) [agl]Sh.(D) 1902 Burgess Sh. Folk 95 (E.D.D. Suppl.):
His stockin' soles in a aggle o' dirt wi' gutter.
Ork. 1929 Marw.:
It was a' lyan in a aggle.

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