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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

(Besegear,) Beseagare, n. [e.m.E. besieger (1580).] A besieger. —1614 Highland P. III. 142 (bestowing the same upon the beseagares).

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