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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Viage, Wyage, Voyag(e, v. [e.m.E. voiage, vyag(e (both Caxton), voyage (1604), MF voiager (15th c. in OED).] a. intr. To travel, journey, move over a distance. b. tr. To move over or in (the sea). —a. c1420 Wynt. ii 609.
Na thai walde … do that thai saw profyt in As to byggyn, and to wyage [C. tak woyage, W. tak wyage] In marchandys or pilgrimage
1494 Deidis of Armorie 29.
The corbell … signifies that he that bur him first in armes … voyagit for to tak his pra
1494 Deidis of Armorie 44.
Fisch wsis dayly to voyag be sey [Lindsay MS voyage the sey]
1563 Prot. Bk. Gilbert Grote 59.
[He was in readiness to pass and] viage [furth of the realme]
b. a1586 Lindsay MS 32b (see a above).

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