Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

(Demi-,) Demy-ostage, n. Also: demyostad; demiostes; dymmiostage; damy(h)ostage, -oistage, dalmoastage, dwmiostage. [OF. demie ostade, hostade, f. ostade, hostade worsted.] A woven fabric, prob. linsey-woolsey. 1502 Treas. Acc. II. 302.
For v quartaris demy ostad to underlay the bordering
1504 Ib. II. 293.
For iij elne demy ostad tane be Nannik broudstar … fra ane cremar
1511–2 Ib. IV. 242.
For ane doublet … of demyostage
1513 Rentale Dunkeld fol. 115.
Et empcione … quatuor ulnarum lie dowble demiostes
1536 Treas. Acc. VI. 279.
xxxiii elnis … reid damyoistage to be ane pair courtingis
1537 Ib. 352.
Twa steikis of double damyostage to hing about the queir quhair the veluot hung
1537 Acta Conc. & Sess. MS. IX. 157.
Tua boltis fustiane … x ellis dymmiostage
1564–5 Treas. Acc. XI. 346.
To … Campainȝe, tailȝeour, … vj elnis of dwmiostage
1577 Edinb. Test. V. 326.
Blak demy ostage … ȝallow demy ostage
attrib. 1568 Edinb. Test. I. 178 b.
Ane steik of dalmoastage worsate
1570 Ib. II. 48 b.
Ane haill steik of reid of damyhostage worsat

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Demy-ostage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/demy_ostage>

9823

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: