Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations & symbols Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Genetrice, Genitrice, n. Also: -yce. [OF. genitrice, L. genitrix.] A female parent. — c1500-c1512 Dunb. Asl. MS. II. 277/44.
Hale fro the splene Of Jhesu genitrice
Ib. 63.
Victryce of wyce, hie genitrice Of Jhesu
1513 Doug. viii. viii. 182.
The haly moder, my genitryce, schew me That sic a takyn suld be send
c1530-40 Stewart Maitl. F. clv. 53.
Honour all tyme thy nobill genetrice
a1568 Scott i. 5.
Welcum, oure jem and joyfull genetryce

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Genetrice n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 14 Aug 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: