rullion

noun
rul·​lion | \ˈrəlyən\
plural -s

Definition of rullion 

chiefly Scottish

: a large rough-looking person or creature

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History and Etymology for rullion

probably from obsolete English (Scots) rullion shoe made of untanned leather, probably alteration of Middle English (Scots) rewelin, rewling shoe of rawhide, from Old English rifeling; perhaps akin to Old English gehriflian to wrinkle, shrivel

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