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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Arch, Arche, n.1 [ME. arch, arche (1387), OF. arche, used for arc, L. arcus.] An arch. c1420 Wynt. viii. 3094.
In the north halff off the new kyrke … ane arch he gert men wyrke
Ib. 3099.
Ane arche off fayre werk
b. Arch of hevin, a rainbow. c1420 Wynt. v. 39.
A cyrkyll ...That tyll ane arche off hewyn wes Apperand lyk on lyklynes

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