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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Odpersoun, n. Also: odpersone, odepersoun. = Odman n. 1524 Acts II. 289/2.
The Quenis grace being principale & ane of the samyn [council] as od persone
1566 Montgomery Mem. 201. 1575 Carrick Baillie Ct. 28 July.
Johnne Cathchart … our man & odpersoun equaly chosin betuix the saidis pertiis
1578 Crail B. Ct. MS. 5 May.

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