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

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Rose, v. [Cf. F. arroser (1155 in Larousse), late L. arrosare, f. ros Rosey n.] tr. To shower or sprinkle (a place) our (with moisture. — This nobile place … was rost oure with ane nobile fontane as the wattir of Nyl temperis all the land of Egipt; Irland Mir. I 79/8.

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