A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
Agreance, Aggreance, n. Also: agreans(e, agrieans, -ance, agreeance; aggreans. [OF. agréance (hence also in e.m.E., 1549), f. agréer Agre v.] Mutual understanding or agreement; a covenant, contract, or treaty.(a) 1525 Douglas Corr. 106.
Thare is sindry … discontentit … of the hartelie aggreans betuix ȝoure hienes and ȝoure saide nevo 1532 Treas. Acc. VI. 113.
John Perdoven, masair, that passit to Williame Hammiltoune on the bordouris for aggreance of the bordouris 1564 Crim. Trials III. 392.
To adheir, concur, and assist him in this present aggreance 1609 Skene Reg. Mag. ii. 64 b.
Amicabill composition is ane aggreance be arbitrie 1622-6 Bisset II. 196/14.
Quhilk contract of aggreance … wes ratiffied(b) 1531 Bell. Boece I. 29.
Efter the agreance, this nobill prince … was drevin apon ane crag 1549 Breadalbane Doc. (Reg. H.) No. 68.
In that cace this appointment and agreance to be of nane awaill 1570-3 Bann. Trans. 179.
They ar come as men that wold treat a concord and agreance 1594 Colville Lett. 149.
A form of agreance maid betwix the Erll Mar and Chancellor 1638 Baillie I. 143.
There can be no possible agreeance, but by yielding to the one syde c1650 Spalding II. 372.
Thair wes no agrieans maid betuixt Haddoche and the Joffrayis
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