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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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A broad thick cake or loaf of oat or barley-meal or mixed pease- and barley-meal, which is fired in the oven or on the hearth covered with hot ashes; Roxburghshire. ‘This term is very ancient and is probably derived from the mode of preparation. Teut. derren, to dry or parch.’—Jamieson