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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Dag, v.1 [ME. dagge (a 1400), e.m.E. dag, of obscure origin.] a. tr. To pierce or wound. b. To cast so as to pierce. c. intr. To make thrusts. — 1456 Hay I. 64/15.
Sa lang daggit thai in him ... on aythir syde, quhill at the last he fell doune dede
1533 Boece xiv. xi. 562.
Archeris … daggand with arrowis the skirtis of the armye
Ib. xv. xiii. 599.
The king … resawing twa grevous woundis and his body daggit with arrowis
1558-66 Knox I. 87.
Thei schote spearis and dagged arrowis, whare the cumpanyes war thikest

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