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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Magnifying, -fiing, vbl. n. [ME. (Wyclif).] Honouring, praising, exalting; honour, praise. — a1500 Sir Eger 1104.
They brought sir Eger to the King, With meekle mirth and magnifying
1562-3 Winȝet I. 66/31.
For depressioun of errour, [and] illustratioun and magnifiing of the veritie

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