Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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†CHAW, n.4 The game of shinty. A variant of Chow, n.2, 1.Bnff. 1895 W. Cramond Parish of Grange 19:
The people played at the boules, they played at the chaw.
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