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MYSEL, pron. Also mysell (Sc. 1726 Ramsay T.-T. Misc. I. 179; Abd. 1768 A. Ross Helenore (S.T.S.) 93; Sc. 1816 Scott O. Mortality v.); mysal (Abd. 1894 J. A. Jackson Old Stories 92); masel(l) (Edb. 1895 J. Tweeddale Moff 168; Uls. 1897 A. McIlroy Lint in the Bell ix.; Gsw. 1898 D. Willox Poems & Sk. 30); mesel(l) (Ork. 1905 W. T. Dennison Ork. Weddings 25; Sh. 1918 T. Manson Peat. Comm. 73); misel(l) (Sh. 1891 J. Burgess Rasmie's Büddie 4; Abd. 1914 J. Leatham Daavit 34). Sc. forms and usages of Eng. myself (Ayr. 1786 Burns To the Deil vii., Slk. 1818 Hogg B. of Bodsbeck iii.). See P.L.D. § 70.3, and cf. My, Hersel, Himsel. [mə′sɛl; I.Sc. mi′sɛl]

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"Mysel pron.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 16 Feb 2019 <>



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