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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Chynge, variant of Change n. — (a1570-86 Dunb.) Maitl. F. clxii. 9.
Fortoun … For quhois fals chynge [B. change] sould none be sarie
a1570-86 Maitland Ib. cix. 4.
Ȝit wald I leif and byd ane chynge [: strange, range]

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