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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Par-, Per-. Espec. in earlier texts these sequences are most often represented by a MS. abbreviation. The choice of par or per- as the expanded spelling is thus more often than not merely editorial.

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