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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Coysinage, n. [e.m.E. cosin-, cousinage, etc.] Cozenage, fraud. — 1601 Crim. Trials II. ii. 352.
Quhilk vyld and detestable coysinage and conspiracie of an intendit and conspyrit murthur [etc.]

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