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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Northour, adv. [North adv.; Owr adv. Also in the mod. dialects of Fife and Shetland as north-, nort-ower.] Over towards the north. — 1534 Bamff Chart. 65.
Togidder with ane bowand stane northour
And the bowand stane that boweth northour

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