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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Wag, n. [e.m.E. wagge (1589), wag (1599).] An act of wagging. Only to cure not the wag of a wand, to care not a jot. — 1560 Rolland Seven S. 6878.
Wemen … ar sa outrageous, … Thay cure not the wag of ane wand To gar ȝow tyne baith lyfe and land

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