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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Compaigno(u)n, -pagnion, n. [e.m.E. compaignion (1534), OF. compaignon.] = Companȝeon. — c1590 J. Stewart 60/108.
I vill admit no knycht for compaignon
1588 Events Q. Mary & James VI 54.
Walter … is ane guid compaignoun
1600 Hamilton Facile Tr. 397.
Thir catarous compagnions … suppressis this veritie

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