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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Agentrie, n. Also: agenerye. [f. Agent n.] The office or function of agent. 1590 Conv. Burghs I. 320.
The said … Williamis guid seruice to thame, induiring the tyme of his office of agenerye
1638 Rec. Univ. Aberd. 412.
His alledgit commissione or power of agentrie to the generall assemblie
1643 Baillie II. 51.
When … the matter was lyke … to evanish, I gave over my agentrie

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