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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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(Nane,) Naine so prettie. [Cf. mod. Eng. none-so-prettie ‘some article of haberdashery’ (c 1700), ‘the plant London Pride’ (1731).] Some variety of cloth. — 1626 Edinb. Test. LIV. 25 b.
Ane waistcot of naine so prettie

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