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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Our-, Overwelter, Ourwalter, v. Pres. p. also ourweltrand. [Our adv. 2, Over adv. 2; Welter v.] tr. and intr. To roll over. — 1513 Doug. vii. Prol. 18.
The rageand storm ourweltrand [Sm. ourwalterand, Ruddim. ouerwelterand] wally seys
Ib. xii. xi. 166.
Woddis heyrdis flokkis catale and men Our welterand with hym [sc. a boulder.] in the deip glen

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