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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Odpersonage, n. Also: ode-. [Cf. Odpersoun,n. and Odman etc.] A neutral arbiter. — 1569-73 Bann. Memor. 293.
That the differences mycht be submitted to the decision of sum indifferent od personage. … He of whome thei could lyke of to be the ode personage was the King of France
1573 Reg. Privy C. II. 273.
The saidis teyndis … to be schorne wyn and stakkit … be Johnne Charteris … and remane in his handis and possessioun as od personage ay and quhill the said actioun … be decidit

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