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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Rid herring. Var. of Rede hering. — a1605 Montg. Sonn. xxv 4.
Rau rid herring reistit in the reik

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