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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Advertence, -ens, n. [ME. advertence (c 1370), OF. advertence, late L. advertentia.] Heed, attention.a1500 Henr. Fab. 1784 (tak gude aduertence); 2895. 1513 Doug. iii. Prol. 30 (to gevin aduertens). 1533 Bell. Livy I. 185/15 (takand na aduertence nor sollicitude); II. 82/32 (the cieteȝanis gaif litil aduertence thareto).

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