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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Perage,) Pirage, n. [e.m.E. peerage (1647), late ME. perage (1454), f. Pere n.1 5.] The body of peers of a country, the peerage. — 1659 Nicoll Diary 228.
A bill red for excluding the old pirage or nobilitie of this natioun of Scotland

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