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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Prentissage, n. [e.m.E. prentice-age (a 1586, analysed as prentice and age), prentisage (1624), aphetic f. apprenticeage.] The work of an apprentice or learner. — 1584 Montg. Suppl. p. xlvii n.
I have heirwith imparted to ȝour lordship his hienes first pruif and prentissage in poesie

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