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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bruuage, n. [e.m.E. bruage (1542), brewage, older F. bruvage, mod. breuvage.] A beverage, liquor. — c1590 J. Stewart 209 § 39.
Be vertew of the foirsaid bruuage meed [= made] of Christis bluid

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