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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Passage, n.2 (Late ME. (Lydgate) and e.m.E., the name of a game of dice: cf. It. passa-dieci, a game of dice called passage or above ten (Florio), F. passe-dix.) — c1500-c1512 Dunb. lxvi. 55.
I amang the laif Ane kirk dois craif and nane can haue Sum with ane thraif playis passage plane

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