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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Disadvantage, n. [e.m.E. (1597). Cf. Disavantage.] 1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 50.
An appointment … greitlie to thair avantage and the said regentis disadvantage
a1578 Pitsc. I. 75/18.
Nothing feired of this disadwantage bot rather … kindlit witht this disadwantage

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