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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Outhounding, vbl. n. [Hounding vbl. n.] Instigation or incitement (to a crime). — 1684 Wodrow Hist. (1828) IV. 72.
And the outhounding or ratihabiting of them [sc. rebels]
1690 Vindication Government Scotland Charles II 12.
And others of his command, out-hounding and ratihabitation

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