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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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To-, prefix1 Also: too-. [To prep. and adv.] a. With verbs and verbal nouns expressing movement or direction towards, see To-filling vbl. n.1, To-rid v., etc. b. With verbs (chiefly past participles) expressing attachment or adherence, chiefly with reference to the attachment of a seal, see To-fessennyt p.p., To-hungin p.p., To-steke v., etc. c. Expressing something additional [To adv. II], see Tooboot n., Too-meill n.

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