Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations & symbols Cite this entry

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

Dishono(u)rable, a. [e.m.E. (1534), OF. deshonorable.] Disgraceful, dishonouring. — 1456 Hay I. 275/33.
Than it is sum part dishonourable to him
Ib. 287/14.
And the wordis be injurious and dishonourable
c1460 Thewis of Gudwomen 64.
Kep tham … fra al deid dishonorable

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

"Dishonorable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: