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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Another, a. and pron. Also: anothir, anuther. [ME. an other, a nother (see Nothir); in Sc. usually ane other or uther, with Eng. form re-introduced in 16th c.]c1420 Wynt. iii. 384 (na wychtare than anothir [C. a nothir] man).c1520-c1535 Nisbet N. T. I. 15 (to luf anne anothir). a1578 Pitsc. I. 37/7 (ilk ane of ws loue ane anuther). 1596 Dalr. I. 34/12 (twa Bischoprics, Dunblane and anothir).

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