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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Octagon,) Octoagon, n. [e.m.E. octogon (1656), octagone (1660), F. octogone (1520 in Hatz.-Darm.), L. octā-, octōgōnos a., octōgōnum n.] An octagon. — 1594 Warrender P. (S.H.S.) II. 260.
The princes togeather with the embassadours [were] placed at the table formed of thrie partis of octoagon

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"Octagon n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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