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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Sagesse, n. [e.m.E. sagesse (Caxton), F. sagesse (c1175 in Larousse), f. sage Sage adj.] Wisdom and prudence. — 1659 Blairs P. 88.
George Maleny … apires to haue ane good sagesse and [is] desayrous to studie to phisike, and becomme ane phisitioner

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