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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

Thousand-fauld, Thowsand-fald, -fawd, adv. [ME and e.m.E. þusentfalt (a1225), þowsand folde (Chaucer), thowsand fould (a1500), thousand fold (1586).] (A) thousand times. — c1500-c1512 Dunb. (OUP) 108/37.
War the fox tane a thowsand fawd … All war in vane Frome hennis agane Micht non him hawd
a1568 Scott xxxi 25.
A thowsand fald, His purpois salbe heir and thair
a1585 Maitl. Q. 114/48.
My ingyine can no way pers So far a thousand fauld

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