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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Enga(d)gement, n. [e.m.E. engagement (1627). Cf. Ingadgement.] The undertaking of 1648 to send an army into England in aid of Charles I. — 1648 Elgin Rec. II. 261.
Ane declaratione of the Generall assemblie schewing the onlawfulness of the engagement in warre with England
1649 Ib. 263; etc.
The names of all the sojors of the late wnlawfull engadgment to be taken wp

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