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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Digress, v. [e.m.E. dygresse (1530), digresse, L. dīgress-, ppl. stem of dīgredī.] intr. To depart. — 1558-66 Knox II. 43.
Thus far have we digressed fra the style of the Historie

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