Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Magyn, v. [? Var. of Mag(g)il(l v.] tr. ? To mangle (food, a meal), to spoil it by excessive cutting and handling (as maggle v. in the mod. dial.). — a1568 Bann. MS. 256 a/25.
And I magyn my mailis I sall feid hir with caillis

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Magyn v.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/magyn>

24789

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: