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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Menagier, n. [e.m.E. menager (1612), OF. maynagier, mesnagier (F. ménager).] Good menagier (orig. of a household), one who manages (anything) carefully or skilfully. — 1595 Cal. Sc. P. XII. 34.
I vreit to ȝou that ȝe suld be a good menagier becas I am plaine contrair in thir pairts

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