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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GAIRNISH, v. A Sc. form of Eng. garnish (Abd.2 1946). See P.L.D. § 51 (2). [′gernɪʃ]Abd. 1926 Abd. Univ. Review (July) 224:
The muckle turnpikes wiz made or than, an' weel gairnisht wi' tollbars.

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