Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Lowping-on-stane, Louping-on-stone, n. Also: loaupping-. [Lowping vbl. n. (5).] A mounting-block. = Leping-on-stone.(a) 1646 Soc. Ant. IV. 483.
For mending the doore of the kirk [of Newbattle] and the loaupping on stone
1654 Murray Early B. Organ. II. 257 n.
With as much ground before his door as shall be sufficient to build a louping-on-stone upon
1680 Stirling Common Good 153 b.
For … mending the tuo louping on stones
1685 Sinclair Satan's Inv. World 145.
Walking from the chappel towards the ministers louping-on-stone
1694 Logie Par. Hist. I. 320.(b) 1660 Edinb. B. Rec. IX. 224.
To big a coachous at the fute of Leith wynd outwith the port betuix the wall and the lowping on stane

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Lowping-on-stane n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 19 Jul 2024 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/lowping_on_stane>

24321

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: