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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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(Fore-,) Foirwageis, n. pl. [Wage n.] Advance wages. — 1606 Acts IV. 286/1.
Samony of thame as sall ressaue foirwageis and feis

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