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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Extravagan(t, a. [ME. extravagant (1387, but rare before 17th c.), OF. extravagant(e, L. extrāvagans.] Irregular, unusual. — 1456 Hay I. 259/31.
Ȝit is thare othir lawes callit lawis extravaganis, … that are nocht incorporit in othir bukis of lawis of Lombardy
Ib. 269/7.
In sik cas extravagantes that cummys of aventure

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