Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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ILL-MUGGENT, adj. Malicious; “having bad propensities” (n.Sc. 1808 Jam.). Also ill-muggened, -muggind.Abd. 1777 R. Forbes Ulysses' Answer 30:
Nor do I fear his ill chaft taak, Nor his ill-muggent tricks.Ags. 1890 Brechin Advertiser (4 March) 3:
Am sorry to see 'at that ill-muggened knave is still rinnin rampant.
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