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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Lowage, a. [Var. (if the reading is accurate) of lawage Lavis(c)h a.: cf. the later dial. lovi(t)ch, lovish, lovage.] Extravagant, unrestrained, excessive. — 1535 Stewart 18058.
With lowage langage full of pomp and pryde

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