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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Scurryvage, n. Also: scurré-, skury-. [? L. scurra vagus a wandering buffoon.] A vagabond. — 1513 Doug. viii Prol. 68.
Swengeouris and scurryvagis [Sm. scurrevagis, Ruddim. skuryvagis, 1553 skurriouris] swankeis and swanys, Gevis na cur to cun craft, nor comptis for na cryme

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