Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
This entry has not been updated but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Courageous, -ious, a. [ME. (15th c.), OF. courageux. Cf. Curageous.] Full of courage. — c1550 Lynd. Meldrum 1109.
Like ane campioun courageous
Ib. 1310.
This worthie Squyer courageous
1596 Dalr. I. 163/8.
The Scottis couragious … leipis to straikis

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Courageous adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 5 Dec 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: