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

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Truphane, n. [OF truf(f)ant. Cf. med. L. trufa trifle, trick and Truf(f n.] A deceiver. — A trumpour a trvcour A hangman a hasardour A tyrant a tormentour A truphane a tratlour; Colk. Sow i 78.

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