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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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Af, occasional variant of Of prep. 1488 Paisley B. Rec. 27.
With consale af Williame Conyngham
15.. Clar. iv. 2089.
Of the foure thrie [had] he broght af lyfe
a1578 Pitsc. I. 25/16.
He eikit his houshald meikill mair nor it was af befoir

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