A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
Looser, n. [e.m.E. (1555).] A loser. = Lossar n.1 b, Louser n. — 1681 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. MS. 12 Oct.
Ilk boat that fished this last yeir to pay to the thesaurer sixtine pound Scots in regaird it is fand that they have been loosers this severall yeires by past
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