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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Nocht-agaynstandand, prep., conj. and adv. Also: noucht-and -againe-, -agayne-, -agan(e)- and -stanand. = Nochtwithstanding. a. prep: see Againstandand pres. p. 1. b. conj. c. adv. = Nocht-agayn-standingadv. — c1420 Wynt. viii. 451.
Noucht agayne standand the eldare … a douchtyr bare
c1450 Cr. Deyng (S.T.S.) 193.
And thus nocht-agane-standand testament … may be maid

Nocht-agaynstandand prep.

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