Show Search Results Show Browse

Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

OWERMAIST, adj. Also ourmast, -mist. Uppermost (Sc. 1903 E.D.D.); farthest off or over (Sc. 1825 Jam.; Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 121; Sh., ne.Sc. 1964). [′ʌuərməst]

[Ower + -maist, superl. ending.]

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

"Owermaist adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 21 Apr 2024 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/owermaist>

20173

snd

Hide Advanced Search

Browse SND:

    Loading...

Share: