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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Occasio. [L.] = Occasio(u)n n.1 1 (1), personified as having only a forelock and the back of the head bald. — a1605 Montg. Son. v. 5.
Ȝe knau Occasio hes no hair behind

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