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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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Coragious, a. [ME. coragious, -eous, -eus (c 1300), AF. corageous, OF. -eus.] Courageous. Also coragiouslie adv., -nes n. — c1500 Crying of Play 142.
Follow furth on Robyn Hude With hartis coragious & gud
1596 Dalr. II. 236/2.
Coragiousnes in spirit, ablenes of body
Ib. 353/15.
In the weiris he … sa coragiouslie held him selfe
1632 Maxwell Mem. II. 218.
Werie brawlie and koragiouslie

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