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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Progenitrys, -genetryse, n. [Late L. prōgenetrix. Cf. 17th c. Eng. progenitrix (1610), also with French ending -ice.] An ancestress. — a1500 Henr. Orph. 66 (Asl.).
And his progenitrys [B. progenetryse] A goddes, fyndar of all ermonye

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