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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Histor(e, Histoir, n. [ME. histoire (Gower), F. histoire.] History. — 1581 Cath. Tr. 84/10.
All the mischiuous reulers in … profane histors
c1590 J. Stewart II /25.
The histoir is lamentabill to heir
1608 Highland P. III. 113.
The trew histore of the speciall turnes

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"Histor n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 May 2024 <>



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