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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

(Imagining,) Ymagyning, -yng, vbl. n. [ME. ymagynynge (c 1340).] Scheming, plotting. — c1420 Wynt. vii. 26 (W).
He set him for to sla the king Throu sum tressonable ymagynyng
1513 Doug. iv. Prol. 236.
Quhat … strange ymagynyng, … hys purpos to atteyn, Hes this fals lust

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