The Alternative Scots Dictionary: blackneb

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blackneb etymology black + neb. pronunciation
  • (Hawick) /ˈblɒːknɛb/
noun: {{sco-noun}}
  1. (derogatory, Hawick dialect, archaic, c. 1800) A closet revolutionary; a person opposed to the British Empire; a proponent of equality, especially involving the redistribution of property. A socialist.

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