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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Volage, n. [Cf. later Sc. volage adj., lavish, profuse. Cf. also F. volage adj. capricious, fantastical; Volage adj.] ? Profuse or fantastical decorative patterning. — 1608 Crawford Mun. Invent. II 230 (Oct.).
That the armis within sald be alsmekle as this haill plaet … and weill coverid with volages about the armis that nathing sould be voyd

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