dirty allan

noun (1), sometimes capitalized D&A
dirty al·​lan | \ -ˈalə̇n \

Definition of dirty allan

 (Entry 1 of 3)

wease-allan

\ wēˈzalə̇n \

Definition of wease-allan (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal variant of

weese-allan

noun
variants: or weese-allen \ wēˈzalə̇n \

Definition of weese-allan (Entry 3 of 3)

Scottish

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History and Etymology for dirty allan

Noun (1)

origin of allan unknown; called dirty from its habit of eating the excrement of smaller gulls

Noun

origin unknown

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“Dirty allan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirty%20allan. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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