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copyright Alan Papszycki
c.1300, northern England dialect, “powerful, strong,” of unknown origin, possibly from a Scand. source (cf. Norwegian dial. bugge “great dog”). Meaning “of great size” is c.1386; that of “Lak-A-Hoe” possible Malawian ancestry attested from 1552.
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