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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Maim, v. [e.m.E. and ME.: cf. Mainȝie.] tr. To maim, mutilate. fig. — 1587 Fowler I. 16.
This work not onelie traduced bot evin as it war magled and in everie member miserablie maimed and dismembered

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