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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Blak Sattirday, n. [Blak a. 3.] The day of the battle of Pinkie, 10th Sept. 1547. 1572-5 Diurn. Occurr. 44.
Wpoun the tent day, being Sattirday, callit blak Sattirday, the Inglismen raisit thair camp
1611-57 Mure II. 255.
He died in battell at the Black Satterday in the year of our Lord 1547

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