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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Escharmousch, n. [Var. of Escarmusch. Cf. Escharmousch,v.] A skirmish. — 1549 Compl. 14/30.
Thy philosophour sau neuyr the iunyng of ane battel, vitht cruel escharmouschis in the ryding of forrais

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