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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Sage, n.3 (? Confusion of e.m.E. sedge (see Seg(g n.1) with Sage n.1 2.) — 1579, 1617 Despauter (1579).
Carex, wylde sage [1617 segge]

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