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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

*Administratrix, n. [L. and e.m.E. (1626).] A woman acting as administrator of an estate. — 1618 Edinb. Test. L. 90.
His awin wyf to be tutrix and administratrix to the bairnes
1622 Ib. LI. 115.
He leivis . . his spous his onlie executrix, intromissatrix, and administratrix with his haill guidis & geir

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