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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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MAIRYGUILD, n. Sc. form of Eng. marigold. See guild s.v. Guil. [′merɪgøld]Ags. 1899 J. B. Salmond My Man Sandy 68:
His face an' neck were as yellow's mairyguilds, an' yallower.

[O.Sc. mariguld, 1501.]

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