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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

(Presage,) -aige, v. [e.m.E. presage (1562), F. présager (16th c. in Hatz.-Darm.), L. præsāgēre.] tr. To foreshadow or portend. — c1650 P. Gordon Brit. Dist. 50.
His vnvillingnesse … did presaige some malour towardes that interprysse

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