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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Disparaging, vbl. n. [ME. disparage v. (c 1350); e.m.E. disperagyng (1574).] Unequal matching. — 1391 Lennox Mun. 44.
That the Erle … sal mary … Elizabeth or Mergarate, at his awin costage in conuenable placez, but disparaging of hir

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