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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Againstanding, vbl. n. [Northern ME. ogaynestandyng (c 1340). Cf. the vb., and Gainstanding vbl. n.] Withstanding; resistance, opposition. — 1451 Maxwell Mem. I. 168.
Landis … to be haldin … for outin ony againstanding or gaincalling quhatsumeuir
1478 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 339.
For the resistens and agane standying of the wikkit emagination … of the said William Cummyn

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