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.

Half-disch, -dysch, n. [Half a., Disch n.1] A measure of grain, meal, etc. = Haddisch n. 1542 Elgin Rec. I. 72.
William Gregor … suld deliuer to Johne Moir ane firlott of meill and ane halfdysch
1637 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. II. 458.
Fyw bollis, fiw peckes, tua half disches teind meill

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

"Half-disch n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 Jun 2024 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: