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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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-sum, suffix. See Auchtsum n., Foursum n., Sevin sum n., Sex sum n., Thresum n., twasum Twa num. A 3 and Sum(e pron. 10.

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"-sum suffix". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 24 May 2024 <>



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