"god bless the duke of argyle!" Definition

  1. a Scottish insinuation made when one shrugs his shoulders, of its being caused by parasites or cutaneous affections.—_See_ SCOTCH FIDDLE, SCOTCH GREYS. It is said to have been originally the thankful exclamation of the Glasgow folk, at finding a certain row of iron posts, erected by his grace in that city to mark the division of his property, very convenient to rub against. Some say the posts were put up purposely for the benefit of the good folk of Glasgow, who were at the time suffering from the “Scotch fiddle.” This is, however, but a Southern scandal.

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Position in the dictionary: 1468 of 4022 slang words.
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