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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Outrageous-,) Outragiousnes, n. [e.m.E. oultrageous(Malory), outragiousnes(s (1545).] Flagrant wrongdoing or violence. — 1596 Dalr. I. 33/15.
Kinglie castelis … quhilkes war erected … that baith the outragiousnes of theiues and the crueltie of murthireris mycht be stayet

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