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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

(Lefing, Leiffing, pres. p. and ppl. a. [Cf. Lefand and Leving.] Living. — 1585 Inverness Rec. I. 299.
Leiffing and vphalding vpon pykrie and thift
c1600 Montg. Suppl. xxix. 39.
Bott I, thatt am ane leiffing saull, Am far much wors than thai

Lefing pres. p., ppl. adj.

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