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  1. Fornicatrix n.FORNICATRIX, n. A woman guilty of fornication. Pl. -ices. Gall. 1709 Session Bk. Penninghame (1933. Gall. 1742 Ib. II. 388: Since our last Agnes M'Keachie, fornicatrix, had laid in her child to Hugh M'Bride. [O.Sc. fornicatrix, id., from 1595. Sc. keeps the Lat. form in contrast to Eng. fornicatress.]  
  2. Destination n. . . . vesting . . . was postponed until the death of the liferentrix.  
  3. Calm n.CALM, CAUM, Cawm, Cam, Calme, Camb, Caulm, Kaam, Kam, n. [kɑ(:)m, k(:)m] 1. A matrix or mould; esp 
  4. Common adj., n., v.. of Urie (S.H.S. 1892) 137: The liferentrix of Reid Cloack and Ury common'd about it, but [plaintiff 
  5. Conjunct adj. mere liferentrix. Ib. 227: Conjunct persons are . . . in general, all persons who, by their 
  6. Tutor n., shall be tutor of the pupil offspring of the marriage. Combs. and derivs.: 1. pro-tutor, -tutrix, one who acts as tutor or tutrix without having legal title under 3. or 4. Hence pro-tutory, the office of devoted to a child; 11. tutrix, a female tutor. 1. Sc. 1739 Morison Decisions 16344–5: The defenders acting as protutrix for her children. . . . The law characterises such management as a pro-tutory. Sc factor loco tutoris. 11. Sc. 1715 Morison Decisions 16335: The Viscountess, who was tutrix, sine qua non 
  7. Universal adj. was she liable as Universal Intromissatrix. Sc. 1896 W. K. Morton Manual 114: Heir means the heir-at 
  8. Heather n.). Cf. moss-cheeper, id.; (4) heather-cock, the black grouse, Lyrurus tetrix; the red grouse, Lagopus 
  9. Heritrix n.HERITRIX, n. Also †heretrix, †heretrice. Pl. -trixes, -trices. A female heir or heritor, an that were in the touns corner house. [O.Sc. heretrice, 1516–1641, heiress, heretrix, heritrix, etc maryed to the heretrix of that estate of Lovat. Gsw. 1719 Burgh Rec. Gsw. (1909) 61: Issobel Bogle, dawghter and heir served and infeft to the deceist James Bogle, merchant, heretrix of one of the high shops., 1551–1697, heiress, female heritor. Formed in imitation of Fr. and Lat. feminines in -trice, -trix from 
  10. Hoolet n., v., Strix aluco sylvatica (Bwk. 1889 G. Muirhead Birds Bwk. I. 292); (4) white hoolet, the barn owl, Tyto 
  11. Legatar n. Lady Charlott Scott to be our sole executrix, universal legatrix, and intromissatrix with our said Propriety II. 165). Fem. form legatrix. [′lɛgɑtər] Sc. 1723 W. Fraser Scotts of Buccleuch (1878) II. 325–7 
  12. Liferent n., v., fem. -rentrix (pl. -rices), a man or woman who has a liferent. Sc. 1700 Edb. Gazette (2–5 Sept.): The life rentrix of the subjects. Sc. 1819 Scott Letters (Cent. ed.) VI. 28: My wife's brother has left my., from a.1400, lifrentar, 1535, lyfrentrix, 1617, lyferented, 1664.]  
  13. Gray adj., n.1, v.1); †(15) gray flounder, id.; (16) gray-fowl, the female of the black grouse, Lyrurus tetrix (Cai.7 1955 damaged by the black-cock (Tetrao tetrix) and grey hen. Gall. 1901 Trotter Gall. Gossip 165: The deer an 
  14. Mertrick n.. martrix, a fem. form coined from martor, marten.]  
  15. Knar n. is the cicatrix left after suppuration in such glands [of the neck]. ‡3. Fig. A burly, stockily 
  16. Outred v., n.1 Hamiltone in only executrix dative to the said defunct with full power to her to . . . outred debts to 
  17. Intromit v. she liable as Universal Intromissatrix. Hence intromitter, -or, -metter (fem. form intromissatrix; Hist. Coll. IV. 212, 222: Issobell Howie . . . universall intromissatrix with the goodes and gear of, in above meanings, from 1444, intromittour, 1472, intromissatrix, 1562; Lat. intromittere, to 
  18. Black cock n.BLACK COCK, n. The male of the Black Grouse or Black Game, Tetrao tetrix. Given by N.E.D., Concise 
  19. Willie n.2 280); the wood-warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix (Abd. 1840 W. MacGillivray Manual Brit. Ornith. 149 
  20. Paitrick n. peirtrix (Abd. 1914 A. McS. The Bishop 29); dim. forms pairie (Ags. 1953), patie (Ags. 1921 T.S.D.C. 15 
  21. Park n., v. proprietrix on our rented land. Ags. 1893 F. Mackenzie Cruisie Sk. vii.: There's a farm toon only two 
  22. Partial adj. (see quot.). 1. Ork. 1703 P. Ork. A. Soc. IX. 51: Betrix Mackay, deeply sworn, purged of partial 
  23. Bed n.2. The matrix; bairn's, calf's, lamb's bed, the womb where these are generated. 2. Phrases: (1) get her 
  24. Scur n.1, v.SCUR, n.1, v. Also scurr, skur(r). [skʌr] I. n. 1. The scab or cicatrix that grows over a sore or 
  25. Scurl n., v.., Ags., Per., Rxb. 1969). Adj. scurly, covered with a scab or cicatrix. Abd. 1873 J. Ogg Willie Waly 88 
  26. Search n.1, v.1. (Robertson 1925) II. 1: Bethea Andersone Servetrix to Mr Alexr. Losby and Mary Andersone her Sister from whom 
  27. Servitor n.SERVITOR, n. Also -er, -our. Fem. form servitrix, servetrix, servatrix. [′servɪtər] 1. A servant. Mry. 1700 Boharm Parish Mag. (Nov. 1896): Jean Yunie, servetrix to Alexander Loban. Rxb. 1716 Trans. Mercury (18 Feb.): Janet Robertson, Servetrix to Mrs Herdman residing in Canongate. Dmf. 1771 W. McDowall Hist. Dmf. (1867) 680: One Janet Watson, “a servitrix” at the very farm. Sc. 1896 A. Cheviot Proverbs 1, apprentice, 1486, servitor, servatour, table-napkin, 1530, servetrice, 1477, servetrix, 1566.]  
  28. Shift v., n. (1871) li.: Beatrix Layng desired him to make some nails to her, which he modestlie shifted. Abd. 1733 W 
  29. Testament n., v. and constitute the said W. my Spouse to be sole Tutrix and Testamentrix, during her Widowity. †testamentrix, a woman appointed as a trustee by a will. Sc. 1709 Compend of Securities 216: I make, nominate 
  30. Birn n.4BIRN, n.4 (See quot.) Sc. 1825 Jam.2: Birn. The matrix, or rather the labia pudenda of a cow.  
  31. Precentor n. to a precentor, precentress, n., a female precentor, a precentrix, in 1892 quot. used jocularly of a 
  32. Subdoctrix n.SUBDOCTRIX, n. A junior assistant female teacher. Rs. 1744 W. MacGill Old Ross-shire (1911) II. 102: Mrs Paply and her eldest daughter whom she intends to call hom . . . to be subdoctrix. [From doctrix, fem. of Doctor, n., 1.]  
  33. Tam prop. n.-thoom, (i) the wood-wren, Phylloscopus sibilatrix (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.); (ii) the willow warbler 
  34. Sobrise n.¶SOBRISE, n. A misreading for Lat. lotrix, a washerwoman (Fif. 1838 J. Grierson Delineations St 
  35. Yella adj., v., n., pollen, as collected by bees; (30) yellow wren, the wood-warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix (Slg. 1885 
  36. supplementary (2005) to Owerset v. Inglis.Sc. 2004 Herald 6 Nov 7: The Take o Peter Kinnen, Beatrix Potter, owerset intae Scots by Lynne 
  37. supplementary (1976) to Cue-owl n. comb.¶CUE-OWL, n.comb. A variety of owl, poss. intended for the tawny owl, Strix atuco. Kcb. 1905 
  38. supplementary (1976) to Debitrix n.DEBITRIX, n. A female debtor. Cf. †Eng. debitrice. Gall. 1710 Session Bk. Penninghame (1933) I will accept of Mistresse Eleanor Gordon conjunct debitrix with him or her bond of corroboration. [Lat 
  39. supplementary (1976) to Doctrix n.DOCTRIX, n. An assistant school-mistress, the fem. of Doctor, n., 1. (Ayr. 1746 A. Edgar Ch. Life (1885) 270). Sc. 1751 Caled. Mercury (17 Oct.): Mrs McKellar, who was for several Years Doctrix to the they will be educate as above, and genteelly used by her and her Doctrix. [Lat. doctrix, a female 

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  1. Executrice n. executrice; 1540 Ib. (MS.) XII. 99 b. He … nominated the said Mawes his onlie executrice and intromissatrix 
  2. Executrix n.Executrix, n. Also: executrixt, -torix, exeqwetrix. [e.m.E. (1502), med. L. executrix.] A female, executrix, creditrix to the said deceist; 1695 Burnett Fam. P. MS. executor. Maxwel lady Bardowe, relic and executrix of quhilom Jhon Hammylton of Bardowe; 1535 Glasgow Prot. IV. 70. He left … his spows executrixt and onely intromissetrix with all his guddis and gair; 1565 Rep. Southesk MSS. 17. I leawe my said spowse only exeqwetrix and intromettres with my guidis and 
  3. Executry n. the first place; 1677 Dalrymple Decis. (1792) 5. Wee nominat … Lady Melvill … vniversall legatrix in 
  4. Factrix n.Factrix, n. [mod. L. (1522).] A female factor. — The said Elizabeth Hunter … as procuratrix and Issobell Gudfallow his spous his procuratrix and factrix for him; 1591 Edinb. Test. XXIII. 221 b. factrix for hir said spous; 1584 Prot. Bk. J. Borthuik 23. Alexander Swan … makis & constitutis 
  5. Disrentell v.Disrentell, -rentul, v. [f. Rentall v.] tr. To remove from a rent-roll. — Mr Robert and Beatrix his 
  6. Divorcement n.. Beatrix Ade … desyrit the sessionis testimoniall … that sche may seik devoirsment; 1590 St. A. Kirk S. 685 
  7. Donatrix n.Donatrix, n. [After L. dōnātrix, fem. of dōnātor.] A female donatary. Ladie Ann Hammiltoun, donatrix in and to the said Hew; 1554 Montgomery Mem. 149. He makis … the said Eufame his very lauchfull indouttit … donatrix, cessioner, and assignay; 1576 Prot. Bk. G. Fyiff 11 b. I mak the said Elizabetht my lawfull & onlie cessioner, donatrix, and assignay; 1594 Edinb. Test. XXVII. 132 b.  
  8. Feodatrice n.Feodatrice, n. [med. L. *feodatrix.] A female feudatary. — Bessie Chalmer, my spous, conjunct 
  9. Effectionit adj. executrix; 1590 Edinb. Test. XXI. 314 b.  
  10. Fornicatrix n.Fornicatrix, n. [L.] A woman guilty of fornication. — Jonet Bell … fornicatrix with [etc.]; 1595 Misc. Maitl. C. I. 74. Bessie Hunter, … fornicatrix relaps; 1605 Dundonald Par. Rec. 92. For hir scandalous going with troupers, … she shall satisfie as a fornicatrix; 1649 Dunferm. Kirk S. 31.  
  11. supplementary to Hurische adj.Hurische, a. Add: Also (of a woman), whorish, unchaste. — Comperit Beatrix Henrie. .accussit for 
  12. supplementary to Intromis(s)atrix n.Intromis(s)atrix, n. Add: Also vitious intromissatrix: see *Intromittour n. — (a) For payment of a debt due by one Hog her first husband, as vitious intromissatrix with his goods; 1697 Fountainhall 
  13. supplementary to Intromittour n. deceased's estate without warrant; cf. also *Intromis(s)atrix and Intromissioun n. (b), quot. Mackenzie 
  14. supplementary to Burrow-land n.Burrow-land, n. Add: Margret Merchell, heretrix of the tua burrowlandis and tenementis of landis 
  15. Killogie n., middingis, and killogeis thairof; 1563 Crim. Trials I. i. *429. Quhen sche buir ane barn in Beatrix 
  16. Labour v. graice is prinsipall mediatrix to lawbour concord betuix all lordis … that cummis to this conventioun 
  17. Lady n.; 1598 Black Bk. Taymouth 325. The lordschip of the Engȝie had the lady dovager hir to be lifrentrix 
  18. Lair n.1 of slwthundes, … throuch violence out of thair lairis and dennis he dryues the foxis, the martrix 
  19. Largitrix n.Largitrix, n. [Med. L., fem. of class. L. largītor a liberal giver.] A female bestower of gifts. — O moder … , of all merci tressorare, largitrix and gevare; Irland Mir. fol. 148.  
  20. Gubernatrice n.Gubernatrice, -atrix, n. [L. gubernātrix.] A woman governor or guardian. — Margrete Levingstoun of of the realme; 1556 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 300. The said Jeane being tutrix, at the leist gubernatrix to the bairnis; 1604 Shetland Sheriff Ct. MS. 158 b. I … nominatis my said spous tutrix testamentrix and gubernatrix to oure said child; 1626 Edinb. Test. LIII. 215.  
  21. Half-seill n. matrix of a seal. — Our said souerane lord … sall cawse and compell the customeris … to delyuer the half 
  22. Handil(l)ar n. … makis … my wife haill intromatrix and handillar of my geir; 1568 Edinb. Test. II. 104 b. I … ordinis 
  23. Inwith prep., adv. inwith the samyn; 1568 Ib. III. 258. My wyf to be … intromissatrix with my haill gudis & geir inwith 
  24. Jealoused ppl. adj. sovereign (her jealoused competitrix); 1695 J. Sage Works (Spottisw. Soc.) I. 268.  
  25. Governatrix n.Governatrix, Govirn-, n. [ad. L. gubernātrix. Cf. e.m.E. governatrice (1532).] A female guardian constitut … my wyfe tutrix & gouernatrix to my bairnes; 1592 Ib. XXIV. 134. . — I mak … my spous … gydar & gouernatrix to all my saidis barnis; 1576 Edinb. Test. IV. 232. I 
  26. Governesse n. Margaret, … Duches of Sauoy, and gouernesse [L. gubernatrix] of Flandirs; Dalr. II. 136/12.  
  27. Grene wod(e n. all quhair; Id. Rob. & M. 100. Hay trix, tryme go trix, vnder the grene [wod tré]; G. Ball. 204.  
  28. Grof(f adj. glufes … Item threttie pair groff glufis [etc.]; 1616 Ib. XLIX. 67 b. I lewe to my seruitrix ane pair of 
  29. Heretrix(e n.Heretrix(e, Heritrix, n. Also: herietrix, herritrix, hæretrix. [Formed as prec., after L. feminines; Pitsc. I. 61. Mauld Frasser, herietrix of Frendreich; Ib. 64/7. The hæretrix of Hundingtoune and in -trix.] An heiress, a female heritor (see Heritour n.). Elezeabit Ord, dothir and heretrixe to vmqll Johne Ord; 1551 Banff Ann. II. 380. Johne Buchquhanane … marriet ane Jonat Lany, heritrix of that ilk; c 1560 Stirlings of Keir 414. Hou the herritrix of Fendraucht was mareit upon Allexander Dunbar 
  30. Heritour n.. equivalent is Heretrice, Heretrix.] 1. An heir. Also fig. He … desirit the crown to be gevin to him, as just 
  31. Hoppare n.. saltatrix] can hym sla; Leg. S. xxxvi. 442.  
  32. Acclame v. pertene to thame; 1610 Stirling Merch. Guilds 29. The heretrix married the Lord of the Isles, for quhilk 
  33. Genetrice n.Genetrice, Genitrice, n. Also: -yce. [OF. genitrice, L. genitrix.] A female parent. — Hale fro the 
  34. Intromissatrice Cristian Ramsay his onlie executrix and intromessatrice with his gudis and geir; 1611 Edinb. Test. XLVI 
  35. Intromis(s)atrix n.. Lords G. 114. I … nominat … my daughter my only executrix and soll legatrix and intromissatrix with myIntromis(s)atrix, -messatrix, n. [mod. L. (1522, Sc.), f. intrōmiss-, ppl. stem of intrōmittere.] A female intromittor. (a) Marget Waus executrix and intromissatrix wyth the gudis and geyr of the said intromissatrix; 1574 Lamont P. 92. Lady Pittismen … executrix (at the leist universall intromissatrix) with the … against Margaret Ker, as executrix, or intromissatrix with the goods and gear of … her husband; 1665 Decis 
  36. Imperatrice n.Imperatrice, n. [F. impératrice (16th c.), L. imperātrix.] Empress. — Empryce of prys, imperatrice 
  37. Lauchful(l adj. was our native King; Bann. Memor. 139. Our ministeris … will not pray for thair lauchfull heretrix 
  38. Lefe v.3 quhilum Beatrix … had leiffit and born bairnis; 1505 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II. 404. Gif he had leifit 
  39. Legatrice n.; vniversall intromissatrix with & to my haill guidis; 1624 Edinb. Test. LII. 313. 1641 Ib. LIX. 292.  
  40. Legatrix n.Legatrix, n. [Formed as prec., after L. feminines in -trix from masculines in -tor (like Executrix executrix and soll legatrix and intromissatrix with my haill goods; 1669 Ib. LXXIV. 3 b. 1679 Kirkcudbr, Heretrix) : cf. med. L. legatrix a female intercessor (Du Cange).] A female legatee (see Legatour n. 1). I have maid … my loving sister … my onlie executrice wniversall legatrix … and intromissatrix with my 
  41. Lern(e v. Inverness Rec. I. 10. Tutrix testamentar to … thair lawfull barnes … to lerne and trane thame vp in 
  42. Leve v.1 About thy hals to hing; Montg. Misc. P. xxvii. 15. I leive tutrix to my eldest sone William, and to the 
  43. Liberte(e n. lauchfull heretrix, wha hes permitted thame sic libertie of conscience; Bann. Memor. 140. Quhy in the 
  44. Barne-bed n. the suffocatione of ane vomans bayrnis bed [pr. hed]; Compl. 67/11. Matrix, uterus, the bairnes bed 
  45. Licht adj.1 com in; 1586 St. A. Kirk S. 578. Dalr. II. 138/17, 150/32. That Mareoun Nicoll, fornicatrix, was 
  46. Lyf(e)rented p.p.. Privy C. 3 Ser. III. 239. — 1681 (see Liferentrix (a) plur.) — Part of Calder not life-rented; 1720 
  47. Liferentrix n., on the pattern of Executrix, Heretrix, Legatrix.] A female liferenter. (a) At the instance of Jonet lifrentrix thairof; Spalding II. 91. Easter Wallace, lyfrentrix of Wigugarn; 1654 Glasg. Univ. Mun. I. 327 lands of Carpo for the life of the liferentrix; 1692 Dunkeld Presb. I. 298. Lyferentrix; 1696 GallowayLiferentrix, n. Also: lyf(e)-, lyve- . Plur. life-, lyfrentrices, -trixes. [Formed f. Liferentar, lyfrentrix thairof; 1617 Orkney Bp. Ct. 17 b. The lordschip of the Engȝie had the lady dovager hir to be 
  48. Barounry n.. Beatrix, Countas of Dowglas … and lady of the barownry of Strathavene; 1446 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 312 
  49. Liquidat p.p., v. said Beatrix … held her weill content; 1587 Prot. Bk. J. Mason (A.A.A. 6) 240. To … pay … the sowme of 
  50. Luving ppl. adj. executrix; 1590 Edinb. Test. XXI. 314 b. Ȝour maiestie, … as ane loowyng father; 1609 Lett. & St. P 
  51. Maistres n. Q. Mary 499. Helene Litill, maisteres nutrix; 1567 Mar & Kellie MSS. 18. Helene Litill 
  52. Mantil(l n.2 mantill xiiij s.; 1473 Treas. Acc. I. 15. 1488 Ib. 153. xxti martrix skynnis price … viij li. … ane mantill of martrix price xij li.; 1496 Ib. 260. 1502 Ib. II. 36, 1512 Ib. IV. 204, etc. Cattes … poultes 
  53. Marrow n. jointur upon his estate, which … was the marrow of his Low Country rent … for I find her liverentrix … of 
  54. Martrik n.. (b) xxti martrix skynnis; price of the skin viij s.; 1496 Treas. Acc. I. 260. To custum all mertrix. mar-, mertrik(k)is, -rick(e)s etc., -rix(e, -ryx(e, mertrackis and martrix(e)s. [Med. L. martrix thair lairis … he dryues the foxis, the martrix, the brok and the wilkatt; Dalr. I. 21/26. (c) De custuma sex pellium de martrixs; 1428 Exch. R. IV. 452. Martrixes; Gordon Geneal. Hist. 3. b. For making mertrix; Clar. ii. 1690. As anent the furring of mertrix, I sall send yow word; 1578 Waus Corr. I. 192 
  55. Matrice n.. Matrix n.] 1. The womb or uterus. b. fig. The suffocation of the bruddie matrice quike; James VI Poems I. 442/2. 2. A matrix for coins. [He] sinkis and makis irnes, instrumentis and matriceis, alsweill for 
  56. Matrix n.Matrix, n. [e.m.E. (1526) womb, (1555) medium in which something is ‘bred’, (1641) embedding or enclosing mass, etc., L. mātrix, mātric-em (cf. Matrice n.).] a. In alchemy: Appar., an enclosing vessel. b matrix will become blacke within … 40 dayes; 1607 Soc. Ant. XI. 413. Some trees … will yeeld … an acid liquor which … smells … of the matrix from which it did proceed; Sinclair Hydrostaticks 256.  
  57. Mediatrice n.. Doug. (see Mediatrix).  
  58. Mediatrix n.Mediatrix, n. [Late ME. and e.m.E. mediatrix (1462–3), L. mediātrix, fem. of mediātor Mediatour n.] = Mediatrice n. — (1) It was hire self … that he ordand … to be mediatrix for mannis … redempcioune; Irland Mir. I. 131/26. O madyne meik, most mediatrix for man; Dunb. lxxxvi. 33. And thou Juno, mediatrix [R. Lang Rosair 239. Pray to Our Lady that sche may be a mediatrix for yow to hir sone; Knox I. 169. — (2) Madem, your graice is prinsipall mediatrix to lawbour concord betuix all lordis and greit men; 1545 Corr 
  59. Mell v.1. Suppl. 52. Notwithstanding, it was alleged that he meld by tolerance of the mother, liferentrix; 1649 M 
  60. Stif(f)ing vbl. n.. Hammermen 136b. 1541–2 Edinb. Hammermen 159. 1543 Edinb. Hammermen 160b. Beatrix Wichtoun … schew that 
  61. Stil(l adv. thy cuntre sure Still on the commoun weill haif e and eir; Preis ay to be protectrix of the pure 
  62. Scottis adj., n. subjects against their native sovereign (her jealoused competitrix); 1695 Sage Wks. I 268. (2) The Irishe 
  63. Scruby n. exercise, with a remonstratrix; 1661 The Work Goes Bonnely On 5. He … was much exercised with scruby, gout 
  64. Sele n.2 reliability, loyalty, etc.; also a seal viewed as the possession of an individual, comprising the matrix (see engraved metal stamp or matrix used to make an impression in wax, etc., in order to make a seal in sense 1 causes; 1671 Justiciary Ct. Rec. II 30. b. The matrix of the Great Seal. Also the kepar of the grete the seals of a bishop, in contradistinction to the more usual pointed oval. b. The matrix of such a 
  65. Servitrice n.Servitrice, Servitrix, n. Also: servatrice, -trix, servetrice, -trix, serrvitrix. [Med. L servitrix; 1695 Strathendrick 201. Servetrix; 1705 Misc. Maitl. C. III 417. (2) [Those that] has fe. servitrix, servitric-, fem. of servitor Servito(u)r(e n.] A female servant or personal attendant, in senses) The vehement slander that is arising of him with his servitrix Catherine Lamb; 1581 Perth Kirk S. in J. P. Lawson The Book of Perth 136. To Agnes Robertsone serruitrix to Johne Smyth … and keipar of his 
  66. Quhilum adv., adj., conj.; 1455 Liber Scon 185. [They] sal stand in unite … richt as quhilum Beatrix … had leiffit and born 
  67. Pose n. poundis; 1574 Lamont P. 93. In pois in the handis of Beatrix … [¥24]; 1574 Edinb. Test. III 87. In pois 
  68. Put v. diligence of medicinaris; Boece 143. Bot ȝe him put to vther nurisching; Rolland Seven S. 140. Beatrix 
  69. Quhat pron., adj., adv., conj.. Heritrix of a considerable forton, what in land, what in money; 1671 Lauder Notices Affairs I 16. (2 
  70. Quine n.1 Beatrix call him auld harlot cairle and he callit hir harlot quyne; 1623 Perth Kirk S. MS 27 Jan 
  71. Wait v.1 confirmatioun … [are] to be borne be [his nieces] … and in caice the said Margret [sc. his wife] as executrix 
  72. Wardatrix n.Wardatrix, n. (Fem. of Wardatour n. q.v.) — Dame Marioun Seytoun … hes maid the compositioun with purpois it sal be lesum to hir … to occupy the samyn … siclike as gif scho war principall wardatrix; 1565 
  73. Wedsettar n.. Decis. II 543. The Lords found a liferentrix might cut trees for necessary uses. … If a wadsetter may 
  74. Wem n.; Polwart Flyt. 570 (T). Vibex, a wame; Carmichael Etym. 10. Cicatrix, a wamme; Duncan App. Etym. (c 
  75. Wildcat n.. The martrix, the brok and the wilkatt; Dalr. I 21/27. Forests … full of reid-deer … wyldcatts 
  76. Wirk v. the mind; 1672 Sheriffhall Coal Accompt 16 Nov. Marjory Reid, Margaret Stronoch and Beatrix Stewart 
  77. Wra(i)k n.1 upon the said hous; 1577 Old Ross-shire II 2. Beattrix Douglas … seand nathing bot wraikis to come to 
  78. Wrang n. ‘life and limb’ … of a criminal action.' Aberd. B. Rec. (SHS) cxxxiii n.1 (1) Dicta Beatrix ipsum 
  79. Wrang adj., adv.. Occurr. 105. The said Beatrix … cum within the said Williamis dwellinge hous with wrange keis; 1588–9 
  80. Tapet n. doune him lay; Hay Alex. 18521. A taipit lynyt with martrix price xxx s. iiij tapetis price xl s.; 1484 
  81. Testamentar adj. Conc. II cxxix. 2. Of persons: Nominated or assigned in a will. a. Tutor (tutrix) (also, once presomyt to ois as tutrix testamentar to the kingis grace; 1514 Acta Conc. Publ. Aff. 24. The queyn be the father in his testament; Balfour Pract. 114. I … ordinis the said Jonet my spous tutrix testamentar to all my saidis barnes … and govirnatrix of thame; 1581 Edinb. Test. X 102. Testamentair; 1587; delivery of her charter chist; 1661 Decis. Lords G. 9. (b) Margaret Elphingstoun his mother and tutrix 
  82. Testament(at)rix adj. testamentaris.) — I … nominatis my said spous tutrix testumentrix and gubernatrix to oure said child; 1626 Edinb. Test. LIII 215. The said Elizabeth McClean and Elizabeth McClellan hir tutrix testamentrix; 1677 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. MS 11 July. I nominat … my loveing wife my sole & only executrix testamentatrix andTestament(at)rix, Testumentrix, adj. (Put for Testamentar adj. 2 b with the fem. ending duplicated from tutrix or executorix on the analogy of the agreement of noun and adjective in tutoris 
  83. Testatrix n.Testatrix, n. [e.m.E. testatrix (1591), late L. testatrix.] A woman who makes a will. — Hir body to be bureit … thair to remane to the vniuersall resurrectioun quhilk the said testatrix … abydis; 1583 
  84. Subdoctor n.Subdoctor, n. [Doctour n. 3 b, an assistant master in a school. Cf. 18th c. Sc. subdoctrix (1744) a 
  85. Successatrice n.Successatrice, n. [Med. L. succestrix (c1414 in Latham), f. as Succes(s n.] An heiress to an estate 
  86. Superinduce v. juste spous, he had superinducit ane hething woman; Boece 270. Hence a man cannot leave his wife tutrix 
  87. Suppone v. quhairfore it is so called; Skene Verb. S. s.v. Bastardvs. He leffis his vyif … his executrix and scho 
  88. Soll adj. 195. I … nominat … my daughter my only executrix and soll legatrix; 1669 Edinb. Test. LXXIV 3b. The; 1681 Acts VIII 357/1. I nominat … my loveing wife my sole & only executrix; 1685 Brechin Test. VII 
  89. South adv. south; Hume Orthog. 10. Nurice, from nutrix, quhilk the south calles nurse; Hume Orthog. 20. 4. The 
  90. Special adj. maist speciall mediatrix for man; Lang Rosair 239. That ane speciall man suld be direct be the provest 
  91. Species n.intromissatrix with the particullar species of airship undirwrittin; 1645 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. III 42. The 
  92. Spous(e n. Montgomery Mem. 195. He left … his spows executrixt and onely intromissatrix with all his guddis and gair Glasgw, and Beatrix Stark, spoussis; 1573 Glasgow Prot. VII 23. James Linton and Christin Poag spouses 
  93. Valo(u)r v. B. Ct. 4 Dec. The plenissing … to be valorit & estimat be his executrix; 1612 Brechin Test. III 
  94. Verbal(e adj. in trix; Vaus (1531) 3. B. noun. A noun deriving from a verb. Lykwayes, that we derive from Latin 
  95. Brok n.1 Stene 13. The … martrix, the brok & the wilkatt; Dalr. I. 21/27. To Jonie Frizill for stoping the 
  96. Viduit(i)e n. Williame Balfour, baxter, and feilȝeing of him to Beatrix Brown, his spows, duryng hir videwitie; 1587 St. Viduitie; 1647 Edinb. Test. LXIII 12a. The said dame Lillias Colquhoun … he … nominates … to be tutrix 
  97. Native adj., n. competitrix); 1695 Sage Wks. I. 268. 5. a. Of lands: Belonging to one by hereditary or prescriptive right. Cf 
  98. No adv.3 June. Beatrix Symmeris admonischit no to be ower hamelie with vther wyffis husbandis; Ib.4 July. It is 
  99. Nuris n., nureise in Clolinand; 1607 Dundonald Par. Rec. 144. Nurice, from nutrix, quhilk the south calles nurse 
  100. Nutrice Nutrice,-yce, n. [L. nūtrīc-em, infl. form of nūtrix Nutrix: cf. heretrice beside heretrix, etc 
  101. Nutrix n.Nutrix, n. [Late ME. nutrix (1432–50), L. nūtrix. Cf. Nutrice.] A nurse. = Nuris n. — Helene Litill, maisteres nutrix; 1567–8 Mar & Kellie MSS. 18. To the laird of Maneris nutrix; 1575 6th Rep. Hist. MSS. App. 658/1. To give to your ladyship's nutrix; 1603 Argyll Acc. 5 June. To Stevart his nutrix; 1619 Elgin Rec. II. 161. Catharine Scheirar nutrix to ane bairne of Andro Brown; 1619 Perth Kirk S. MS. 27 
  102. Oblige v.. (4) Fund that ane woman heretrix may not be oblidged with her husband for soumes of money heretablie 
  103. Turn v. Beatrix Gedd to turn the key for trying something lost; 1646 Kirkcaldy Presb. 296. i. To turn the riddill 
  104. Tuto(u)r n. compt maid; Hist. Kennedy 21. The mother being tutrix to her son, she had a process depending against document. Also in reference to a woman, cf. Tutrix n. For examples of tutor nominate, see (1) above and e Major Pract. I 331. [He] appoints … the foirsaid Elizabeth McClelland his wyfe executrix forsaid onlie 
  105. Tuto(u)ry n.; Lynd. Mon. 2983. Me James Menȝeis of that ilk haiffand the gift of tutourie of Beatrix and Margaret office of tutory; 1506 Buccleuch Mun. II 109. 1514 Acta Conc. Publ. Aff. 22 (see Tutrix n. a (1) (b my sister tutrix to my saidis barnes that beis within tutrie; 1580 Edinb. Test. VIII 369b 
  106. Tutrix n.. (ed.) 147. I … makis … my said darrest spous … tutrix and curatrix and vniversall gubernatrix to the. Spald. C. II 343. I … nominatis my said spous tutrix testamentrix and gubernatrix to oure said child efter the deceis of hir husband; Balfour Pract. 116. I constitut … my wyfe tutrix & gouernatrix to, curatrix, and intromisatrix to … my haill bairnes; 1595 Edinb. Test. XXVIII 238a. The said Jeane, being tutrix, at the leist gubernatrix, to the bairnis and airis begotten lawfullie; 1604 Shetland Sheriff Ct 
  107. Tynsal(l n. … Smal tinsale war; Hay Alex. 3590. The said Janet is nutrix to Andrew Bowie, who may not guidly spare 
  108. Part n., adv. lyverenteris for thair awin partis … of the landis foirsaid; 1575 Prot. Bk. I. Harlaw fol. 211 b. Liferentrix 
  109. Patro(u)n(e n.1 matrix used in founding, esp. in making cannon and ball. a., b., c., d. (1) Maistir Jhon Blayr that 
  110. Permit v. at thare consalis; 1489 Acts II. 220/2. Thair lauchfull heretrix wha hes permitted thame sic 
  111. Memory n. [: butterflie]; Lauder Minor P. v. 6. Jhon Fraser … and Beatrix Wysman to be hauldin in memorie; 1623 
  112. Mete adj.1 an executrix] thocht in mony respectis meattest seclude I ony well affectionat freind; 1596 Milne 
  113. Ois(e v. quhilk the Quene presomyt to ois as tutrix testamentar to the Kingis grace; 1514 Acta Conc. Publ. Aff. 24 
  114. Old(e adj. a. (1) As old men sayis; Barb. x. 746 (C). My beledame old Gurgunnald; Colk. Sow iii. 149. Strix 
  115. Oratrice n.Oratrice, n. Plur. oratricis. [ME. (1432) and e.m.E., AF. oratrice: cf. Oratrix.] With a possess 
  116. Oratrix n.Oratrix, n. [e.m.E. oratrix (1592), oratryx (1534–5), L. ōrātrix, ōrātrīc-em.] = Oratrice n. — Your majesties maist oblist and affectionat oratrix Nicolas Lady Bonytoun; 1601 Warrender P. II. 385.  
  117. Ostriche n. Balcarres P. MS. V. 197. Ane ostrix eg coupe garneissit in siluer dowble ourgilt; 1590 Nat. Lib. MS. 34. 2 
  118. Mold n.2 (MF. molle, mole, mod. F. moule). The older Sc. form is Muld(e n.2] a. A matrix. = Muld(e n.2 1. Also 
  119. Most adj.. (6) O madyne meik, most mediatrix for man; Dunb. lxxxvi. 33. (7) Gois halkis war … of mychtis most 
  120. Mother n.1 Prov. No. 1468. 2. The matrix of a mineral. Cf. Eng. mother spar (1681), mother stone (19th c.), id 
  121. Moul(l n.1Moul(l, Mowl, Moule, n.1 [? e.m.E. mowle (1565–6), moule (1593), mould, matrix, pattern, F. moule 
  122. Movabill adj., n.; Hope Major Pract. I. 307. The said defender as haill and universall intromissatrix with the moueabill 
  123. Moyen n.1 Beatrix … hes na vther moyin to wyn hir leving [etc.]; 1563–4 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 177. (d) Without ony 
  124. Muld(e n.2 vowel is difficult to account for: ? cf. late ME. (1428) and e.m.E. moold(e.] 1. A mould or matrix for 
  125. Persecutrix n.Persecutrix, n. [L. persecūtrix, fem. of persecūtor Persecuto(u)r(e n. Cf. 19th c. Eng. (1816).] A female persecutor. — Jesabel … a cruell persecutrix of Goddis people; Knox I. 244.  
  126. Plat n.3 liverentrix in my decreet of plat of the benefice of the parish of Wardlaw … 1644; Fraser Polichron. 248 
  127. Overleve v. … Ouer leuit has my fatis profittabil; Doug. xi. iv. 49 (Ruddim.). I leawe my lowed spowse … only twtrix 
  128. Oxter(e n. Beatrix Douertie had lyne in ane wichis oxster; 1620 Fraserburgh Kirk S. 113 (27 Sept.). Oxster; Spalding 
  129. Undeflorit ppl. adj. tutrix testamentar to … my … dochter; 1567 Reg. Morton I 17.  
  130. Undefoulit ppl. adj. wife to be tutrix testamentary to William, his son … so long as she remained a] widow and vndefoulit 
  131. Untrew(e adj. allegeit solempnizat with the said Beatrix; 1574 Reg. Privy C. II 361. 3. a. Of a fact, etc.: Incorrect 
  132. Upbreking vbl. n. paper carieing … my name as tutrix to my soun … as if I durst take on me to make ane agreement to his 
  133. Upbringer n.. One who rears animals. — a. Grissell Wilsoun tutrix and upbringar of Williame Lowsoun; 1570–1 
  134. Uphalder n. defend; Stewart 36696. Grissell Wilsoun tutrix and uphalder of Williame Lowsoun sone and air of umquhill 
  135. Upo(u)n(e prep. upoun Janet Dunbar, heretrix thairof; Leslie 18. The mairiage of the fair mayden of Galloway upone gros 
  136. Relict n.; 1520 Fife Sheriff Ct. 198. 1541 Aberd. B. Rec. I 175. Janet Scot the relict & intromissatrix with 
  137. Requisitio(u)n(e n. be maid; 1559–60 Soc. Ant. XI 525. Ane woman heretrix might be oblidged to ane clause of requisition liferentrix; and before his death he did require, but not with her consent, and upon the requisition he did 
  138. Salvatrice n.Salvatrice, n. [Late L. salvatric-, inflected form of salvatrix, fem. of salvātor Salvato(u)r n 
  139. S(c)ho pron. lyfrentrix … of the saidis landis might be defended in their just right; 1659 Edinb. B. Rec. IX 168 
  140. Sclander n.1 seruitrix to Johne Fergussoun … is wnder sclander with Williame Andersone … and accuseit anent the said 
  141. Resort v. Douglas companye; Pitsc. I 26/11. Beatrix … dochter to Margaret Og convict for wichecraft, … hes resortit 
  142. Retrocessio(u)n n.. Privy C. 3 Ser. III 274. Edgar …, being debtor to the said Beatrix in the sum of seven hundred merks by Beatrix before his death … she being thereafter retrocessed; 1674 M. P. Brown Suppl. Decis. I 719 
  143. Ruf(f n. courtscheis; 1610 Edinb. Test. XLVI 172b. Beatrix Wichtoun … schew that men resortit to hir hous … for 
  144. Adultrice n., adj.Adultrice, n. and a. [L. adultrīc-, adultrix.] A. n. An adulteress. B. a. Adulterous. — This 
  145. Silver n. to be ressauit … afoir Mertimes; 1587 Acts III 456/2. To pay to … thair lait servitrix twelf 
  146. Sister n.1 executrix; 1662 Decis. Lords G. 23. (2) Modreyt his syster son him slew; Barb. i 557. Alex. ii 7181, etc 
  147. Tocher n. with the forsaid Beatrix; 1505 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II 404. The said Robert sall content and pay to 
  148. Procuratrice n.Procuratrice, n. [F. procuratrice (Hatz.-Darm.).] = Procuratrix n. — Comperand personalie in 
  149. Procuratrix n.Procuratrix, n. [L. prōcūrātrix, fem. of prōcūrātor Procurato(u)r n.1 Cf. Procuratrice.] A female procurator, agent or factor (Procurato(u)r n.1 2, 3). — 1584, 1591 (see Factrix n.).  
  150. Progenitrys n.Progenitrys, -genetryse, n. [Late L. prōgenetrix. Cf. 17th c. Eng. progenitrix (1610), also with 
  151. Protectrice n.. prōtectrix, -īcis Protectrix n.] A protectress. — Agatha, my cystire fre, Is protectryse of this cyte; Leg. S; Doug. x v 98 (E) (see Protectrix n.).  
  152. Protectrix n.Protectrix, n. [med. L., fem. of L. prōtector. Cf. Protectrice n., 17th c. Eng. (1647).] A protectress. — Protectrix; Contempl. Sinn. 1143 (Asl.). Kennedy Asl. MS II 273/9. O blyssyt moder of the goddis … Be my protectrix [E. protecteris, 1553 protectour]; Doug. x v 98. Preis ay to be protectrix of 
  153. Pupil(l n.2. Nat. MSS III xlix. As tutrix to the saidis Girsell and Besse, being pooer fadirles pupillis; 1566 Reg bedfellow] tutrix testamentar to sic of our childrene as ar pupillis; 1634 Edinb. Test. LVI 263. My bairnes 
  154. Pupillar adj.1. Bk. T. Dalrymple MS 18. Tutrix to his lauchtfull bairnes during thair pupillar aige; 1594 Edinb 
  155. Pupil(l)aritie n. to marie during the pupillaritie of my saidis barnis; 1584–5 Misc. Spald. C. II 343. Onlie tutrix 
  156. Quadrilaps(e adj.. — Fornicatrix with Robert Fynnie and Robert Cravfurd as quadrulaps; 1595 Misc. Maitl. C. I 74. Margaret Galloway, quadrulaps fornicatrix; 1628 Dundonald Par. Rec. 238. Being quadrilapse in fornication; 1630 
  157. Sa adv., conj.
  158. Sabill n.1 mantellis pellium martrix dicti sabill; 1436 Exch. R. IV 680. Sic riches … Of siluer werk, … Of silk and 
  159. Scald n.1; 1618 Orkney Rentals App. 51. Beatrix Wichtane … and Margaret Neisch … are found bauld schameles 
  160. Administratrice n. onlie executrix, . . and leiffis . . hir tutrice and administratrice to . . his dochtir; 1612 Edinb 
  161. Administratrix n. spous his onlie executrix, intromissatrix, and administratrix with his haill guidis & geir; 1622 Ib awin wyf to be tutrix and administratrix to the bairnes; 1618 Edinb. Test. L. 90. He leivis . . his*Administratrix, n. [L. and e.m.E. (1626).] A woman acting as administrator of an estate. — His 
  162. Adultrix n.*Adultrix, n. [L.] = Adultrice n. — Mariorie Chessour, adultrix, with George Tailyeour, fugitive; 1599 Aberd. Eccl. Rec. 170. Margrete . . adultrix with Direik the dutche man; 1602 Shetland Sheriff Ct 
  163. Bowte adj.*Bowte, a. ? — Doctor Hereis being offended at Maistresse Beatrix . . for laughing at his bowte 
  164. Porcionar n., his mother, liferentrix thereof; 1585 Reg. Privy C. III 752. 1595 Misc. Spald. C. II 129. 1595 Logie 
  165. Posses(s v. dispon all … goods and geir; 1672 Edinb. Test. LXXIV 233 b. Great fortouns possest by the lyfrentrix 
  166. Posthume adj., n.. II 576. 1682 Ib. 25. b. Tutrix datyue to her dowchtar youngar … and forther to the posthwme quhen 
  167. Prebendar n. 461/1. 1647 Ayr Chart. 163. I Elizabeth Menȝies … tutrix testamentar to John Stewart my eldest 
  168. President n. president [L. princeps], Be my protectrix’; Id. Æn. x v 97. 7. plur. a. The chief lords of the Parlement of 
  169. Pretend v. be married by the said Gilles; 1653 Strathbogie Presb. 235. (2) James Earle of Douglas, Beattrix his 
  170. Principal(l adj., adv. prinsipall mediatrix to lawbour concord; 1545 Ib. 132. Johne Smyth, principale fermorair of the Larde of 
  171. Privé n. matrix of the Privy Seal. The said quene … tuke master James Lyndesay for principale counsalour and gart 
  172. Probatio(u)n(e n. terme appointit to William Moir to preif Beatrix Weland to haif hed carnall daill with ane uther man 
  173. Ratificatio(u)n n. Lyon herawld King of armes; 1672 Acts VIII 123/2. Viz. the ratification of the heritrix; 1676 Morison 
  174. Relaps(e n.2. 29. Bessie Hunter, … fornicatrix relaps; 1605 Ib. 92. — [He] was ordenit to satisfie for his relaps 
  175. Ringworme n. saip and straik on the sair; a1595 Misc. Spald. C. II xxx. Impetrix, a ring worme; Despauter (1617) 51.  
  176. Directrix n.Directrix, n. [med. L. (1461) and e.m.E. (1622).] A female director. — O Latonya … send me thy supple, Addres my wark, be directrix, said he; Doug. ix. vii. 80.  
  177. Creditrix n.Creditrix, n. [L. crēditrix.] A female creditor. — Helene Ionstoune … onlie executrix dative, executrix, creditrix to the said deceist; 1695 Burnett Fam. P. MS. decernit as creditrix to the said vmquhill defunct; 1653 Edinb. Test. LXVII. 5 b. The said Cathrin Burnet 
  178. Curatrix n. spous I mak … tutrix, curatrix, and intromisatrix to … my haill bairnes; 1595 Edinb. Test. XXVIII. 238Curatrix, -rex, n. [L. cūrātrix.] A female curator or guardian. The quhilk Issobell Grahame my. Jeane Bruce … is … constitut … tutrix, curatrix, gyder, gowernour, and lawfull administratour to all hir 
  179. Custum(e v. (goods). Gevand … power to custum all fische, hydis, skynnis [etc.] … , and to custum all mertrix 
  180. Dative adj.. Practicks 338. Helene Ionstoune … onlie executrix dative decernit as creditrix to the said vmquhill defunct. Alison Lawson, sister to the defunct, who was confirmed executrix dative to her brother; Spotisw 
  181. Hertrixess n.*Hertrixess, n. [Appar. Heretrix n. with Eng. fem. suffix -ess.] A female heritor or proprietor of 
  182. Infeodatrix n. Executrix, Heretrix, etc.] Conjunct infeodatrix, female joint feudatory or holder of a feoff: = conjunct*Infeodatrix, n. [f. as med. L. infeodator one who grants enfeoffment, with fem. ending as in. . be the deces of wmquhill Gelis Tod relict of the said wmquhill James Giffert conjunct infeodatrix of 
  183. Intromissor n.*Intromissor, n. = Intromittour n., Intromissatrix n. — [That] she could not be conveined as 
  184. Keir n. glen pertenyng the said Beatrix; 1563 Prot. Bk. J. Drummond MS. 49 b.  
  185. Debitrix n.Debitrix, n. [L. dēbitrix.] A female debtor. — Certain sums … owing by her husband, whereof she … promised or constitute her self debitrix for the rest; 1665 Decis. Lords G. 99. There being nothing produced to verify her to be debitrix; Ib.  
  186. Airschip airschip geir; Bisset II. 92/9. His airschip guidis and geir; Ib. 92/15. The defender is intromissatrix 
  187. Child n. nominat my said spouse tutrix to … Margaret with the schyld in hir bellie; 1672 Edinb. Test. LXXIV. 209.  
  188. Christen v. nutrix, to quhome my Ladie christened ane barne; 1575 6th Rep. Hist. MSS. App. 658/1.  
  189. Circumduce v. claim (the term for leading a proof) to be elapsed. Beatrix circumducis the term quoad non producta 
  190. Clame n. confessed nor provyn … absolvis Beatrix; 1562 St. A. Kirk S. 182. Euir … thai that hes nerrest clame to the 
  191. Cled p.t., p.p.. Cupar A. II. 10. Ane woman, beand ane heretrix, sall remane in the keiping of hir over-lord, until scho 
  192. Comptes n.. Dame Annabel, comtes of Mar; 1589 Exch. R. XXII. 25. Because Beatrix, comptes of Douglas, mariit the 

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