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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Ferrest, Ferrast, adv. [ME. ferrest (14th c). Cf. Farrest adv.] Furthest. — a1400 Leg. S. xlviii. 92.
Ferrest fle we thane
a1500 Bk. Chess 1113.
Thairefter bene thir rokis situate Ferrast him fra of ony gret estait

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