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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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Aster, Astre, n. [L. aster, F. astre. Also in e.m.E. as aster (1603).] A star. —a1605 Montg. Misc. P. li. 25 (the asters cleir, and torchis of the nicht). 1587-99 Hume iii. 29 (the glittering astres bright).

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