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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Lows, Lous, v.3 [Altered var. of Los v.1, by confusion with Lows v.1 (Cf. also Louser n. and Loussing ppl.a.).] tr. To lose. = Los v.1 3 and 4. — 1513 Doug. i. iii. 10 (Sm.).
Quhar that the vailȝeand Hector lowsit [B. losit, R. loist] the sweit On Achillis speir
a1578 Pitsc. I. 122/1.
Quhill he had win the castell of Abercorne quhair he loussit money of his folkis and sindrie right ewill wondit [L. nonnulli cæsi sunt, plures vulnerati]

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