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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Divagatioun, n. [F. (16–17th c.), f. L. dīvagārī. Also e.m.E. (1664).] Straying, digressing. — 1560 Bk. Disc. 240.
This skipping and divagatioun frome place to place of the Scripture … we judge not so proffitabill … as the continewall following of ane text

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