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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Penthous, n. [e.m.E. penthouse (1530), by analysis of Penteis n. as F. pente (= slope) and hous.] = Penteis. — 1535 Selkirk B. Ct. (ed.) 150.
For the reparation and biging of our kyrk penthous

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