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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Fornicatrix, n. [L.] A woman guilty of fornication. — 1595 Misc. Maitl. C. I. 74.
Jonet Bell … fornicatrix with [etc.]
1605 Dundonald Par. Rec. 92.
Bessie Hunter, … fornicatrix relaps
1649 Dunferm. Kirk S. 31.
For hir scandalous going with troupers, … she shall satisfie as a fornicatrix

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