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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Law-bidand, a. = Law-biding,a. — 1597 Skene Verb. S. s.v. Recognition.
Gif the vassall is fugitiue for slaughter, and nocht law bidand, the superiour may recognosce the land halden of himselfe

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