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Goose Dubbs

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of Glasgow. A sort of Seven Dials, or Scottish Alsaʹtia. The Scotch use dubbs for a filthy puddle. (Welsh, dwb, mortar; Irish, doib, plaster.)

“The Guse-dubs Glasgow: O sirs, what a huddle houses, … the green middens baith liquid and solid matter, soominʹ wiʹ dead cats and auld shoon.”—Noctes Ambrosianæ.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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