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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Outbrag, v. [Out adv. 19, Brag v. 2: and cf. e.m.E. outbrag (1565).] tr. To overawe with threats. — a1639 Spotsw. Hist. (1677) 233.
The diet approaching of Lethington's trial … the Regent disliking such convocations, and for that he would not have justice out-bragged, did prorogate the same for four months

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