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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Swaggering,) Swaggring, ppl. adj. [e.m.E. swaggering (1596); Swagger v.] Insolent, boorish; quarrelsome, aggressive. — 1609 Acts IV 434/2.
All persones in quhome they sall sie manifest intentioun to mak truble … by publict bearing … of pistolettis … and sic vther ryottous and swaggring behauiour

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