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

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Hail-schot, n. Also: hale-. [ME. hayle shotte (1485).] Shot which falls like hail; shot which scatters when fired. — Gif … haleschot of stanys had nocht stoppit Scottis fra the entre; Boece x. x. 370.
Mak reddy ȝour … fyir speyris, hail schot [etc.]; Compl. 42/3.
The Inglis artailȝe Lyke hailschot maid on tham assailȝe; Lynd. Meldrum 722.

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