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 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Sard, v. [ME and e.m.E. serdyn (c1425), sard(e (1530), to seduce (a woman), OE (Northumb., once) serð imper.: cf. ON serða to have sexual intercourse with, MLG serden, MHG, early mod. Germ. serten.] intr. Of a man: To play the seducer, to copulate with women. — 1540 Lynd. Sat. 3028.
I trow Sanctam Ecclesiam Bot nocht in thir bischops nor thir freirs Quhilk will for purging of thir neirs Sard vp the ta raw and doun the vther

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

"Sard v.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 24 Apr 2024 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/sard>

37752

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: