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hernesheir commented on the word haggersnash
Also applied adjectivally to describe tart language.In the Buchan dialect, haggersnash denotes offal. --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.
June 15, 2011
sonofgroucho commented on the word haggersnash
Thanks, sionnach! These are fascinating links!
January 28, 2008
sionnach commented on the word haggersnash
of Scottish origin, see e.g. the 'Worthless Word for the Day' site:http://home.comcast.net/~wwftd/ghi.htm#haggersnashAlso in the grandiloquent dictionary online:http://www.islandnet.com/~egbird/dict/words.pdf(page 42 of the pdf version; the HTM version is not as expansive)
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A person who is full of spite.
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