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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

(Poli-,) Polypragmon, n. [e.m.E. (1600), from the Gk.: cf. Polipragmatick(e,adj.] A busybody. — 1596 Cal. Sc. P. XII 261.
Till this polypragmon troubled us … we lived in Scotland peaceably

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