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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
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Stathous, n. [Stat(e n. 11 and Hous n.1 2. Cf. e.m.E. state-house (1593) a building appropriate to state-ceremonies and (1627) a town hall, Du. stathuis.] ? Parliament, ? a local governing body. — 1677 Stirling Common Good 120.
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