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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Tragacanthe, n. [e.m.E. (gum) tragachant (1573), tragacanth (1601), F. tragacante, L. tragacantha.] Gum tragacanth. — 1568 Skeyne Descr. Pest 31.
Of thir pulderis odoriferous ballis may be maid in vynter with stirace. In sommer with vatter of rosis & tragacanthe; eikand thairtill … sa meikill of ladane as salbe thocht expedient

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