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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Ourthortour, -thourtyr, Overthortoure, prep. [Conflation of Ourthwort and Thwortour.] Across. — 1513 Doug. v. vi. 84.
[He] kest hym evyn ourthourtyr [Sm. ourthortour, Ruddim. ouerthortoure] Salyus way

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