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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Medaiȝie, -iagle, Medell, -le, Madalle, n. [e.m.E. medaille (1586), medall (1611), F. médaille.] A medal. — a1578 Pitsc. (1728) 238.
About ten of his mediagles
1657 Balfour Ann. IV. 207.
That he cast them in medalȝies
1657 J. Gordon's Hist. I. App. xlviii.
A madalle of gold weighting two unce
1691 Soc. Ant. LIII. 54.
Ane medell of silver
1711 Old Ross-shire I. 130.
Ane gold medle

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