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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Plat-fut(e. [Plat a. 1: cf. e.m.Du. and Du. platvoet flatfoot(ed person), MHG. blatevuoz, Ger. plattfuss.] ‘Flat-foot’, the name of a dance and its tune. — 1530 Lynd. Test. Pap. 88.
This proper bird … On quhome I did my delygence … To lerne hir language artificiall, To play platfute and quhissill fute before
1549 Compl. 66/19.
Thai dancit … lang plat fut of Gariau
15.. Christis Kirk 33 (M).
Stewin come steppand in with stendis … Platfut he bobbit vp with bendis

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