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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Advantage, v. Also: adwantag. [e.m.E. advauntage (1549), advantage.] tr. To assist; to profit. — 1586 Conv. Burghs I. 209.
Nathing … quhairof they mycht haif advantagit the burrowis takisman
1590 Reg. Morton I. 168.
It will adwantag him and naways endomag ȝour Lordship

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