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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Courageous, -ious, a. [ME. (15th c.), OF. courageux. Cf. Curageous.] Full of courage. — c1550 Lynd. Meldrum 1109.
Like ane campioun courageous
Ib. 1310.
This worthie Squyer courageous
1596 Dalr. I. 163/8.
The Scottis couragious … leipis to straikis

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