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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Mid-age, n. Also: myd-. [Late ME. (c 1440) and e.m.E.: Mid a. 5 c.] Middle age. — a1499 Contempl. Sinn. 736.
In myd age as thre & thretty ȝere
1531 Bell. Boece I. xxiv.
In thair mid or latter age
a1570-86 Maitland Maitl. F. xxxi. 17. 1604-9 Grahame Anat. Hum. 59 b.

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