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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Bagsaif, in the phr. bagsaif and livis, after F. vie et bagues sauves ‘with life and baggage safe’. — 1548 Corr. M. Lorraine 249.
Thay … wald randyr bagsaif and livis and nocht to be haldin as presonaris

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