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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Betrump, v. [f. Trump v.] tr. To deceive, elude, slip away from. — 1513 Doug. ii. xi. 105.
Scho was away, and betrumpit suythly Hyr spows, hir son, and all the cumpany
Ib. iv. xi. 14.
Sal [it be] leful tyll a … stranger Me and my realm betrump on this maner?

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