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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Magicane, a. [f. Magike a., perh. an altered var. of e.m.E. magical (1555).] Magic. Cf. Art-magician. — a1568 Wedderburn Bann. MS. 260 b/26.
And in ane secreit place gart him remane Blawand ane kandill be art magicane

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