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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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Aricht, Arycht, adv. [ME. aright, aryght, earlier ariȝt, ariht, OE. ariht.] Rightly, aright. (Chiefly in verse and prob. after Eng. use.) —a1500 Quare Jel. 211 (help for to waill arycht). 15.. Clar. ii. 1413 (seing that everie thing was donne aricht). 1581 Hamilton Cath. Tr. 41 b (lat euerie man considder aricht). a1585 Maitl. Q. xix. 36 (to set all thingis aricht).

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