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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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(Quhereabout,) Whereabout, rel. adv. [e.m.E. and late ME whereabout(e, where-a-bowte (c1425): cf. Quhareabout.] About, concerning which. — 1653 Binning Wks. (1735) 200.
That whereabout the thoughts and discourses of men now run

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