houghmagandie

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houghmagandie

  1. childbearing
    • c. 1785, Robert Burns, “The Holy Fair”, in Complete Poems & Songs, edition Oxford Paperbacks ed., ISBN 0192811142, Stanza XXVII, page 109:
      There's some are fou o' love divine, / There's some are fou o' brandy; / An' monie jobs that day begin, / May end in Houghmagandie / Some ither day.
  2. (by extension) fornication