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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Volageous, Walageous, adj. [AF volageous.] = Volage adj. b. — 1375 Barb. viii 455 (C).
He wes bath ȝoung, stout and felloun, Richt ioly als, and volageous [E. walageous] And for that he was amourous [etc.]
1375 Barb. x 553.
Quhen I wes ȝoung … And I wes sum dele volageous, And lufit ane vench [etc.]

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"Volageous adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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