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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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Nome, irreg. (erroneously) anglicized var. of Name n. on the analogy of forms like home beside hame etc. (Only in Troy-bk. and Lanc.) — c1400 Troy-bk. ii. 248 (C).
Thys token Palladinore has To nome
Ib. 326 (D), 2416, 2881. a1500 Lanc. 225.
None wist his nome
Ib. 1543.

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