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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Counterplage, n. [Cf. Counterborch.] A counter-pledge. — c1550 Rolland C. Venus ii. 69.
Diuers gentillis will make to hir homage, And serue hir … , scho dar lay counterplage

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