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Striferiggs

/strīf.rigs/

Authors

Dr Amanda Thomson

Languages

Scots

See Also

Land
Patches of common land.

Further Reading

The Scots Dialect Dictionary by Alexander Warrack [1911]

Text

19th century & early 20th century usage: patches of common land; debatable land; land which none is laird of.

Media

Land ownership in Scotland, green = National Forest Estate, red = all other land (>98% privately owned), Image: whoownsscotland.org.uk

Questions & Provocations

In areas of land ownership, what characterises a piece of land which no one (are allowed to) own?