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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Stragling,) Straigling, ppl. adj. [e.m.E. strag(g)ling (1589); Stragill v.] Wandering, itinerant. — 1635 Dundonald Par. Rec. 398.
The tolleratioune of straigling beggars and sturdie vagabonds

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