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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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Braggin(g, Braging, ppl. a. [e.m.E. braggyng (1530).] Vaunting, boastful; threatening. 1569-73 Bann. Memor. 43.
Hamiltoun castle wes keipit stoutlie … with mony bragging wordis
Ib. 154.
In the first bragging cartell
a1578 Pitsc. I. 44/11.
With richt scherpe threttnings and braging wordis

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