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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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Persour, n. [? Sc. metathetic var. of, or ? erron. for, e.m.E. presser one who presses, also a wine-press, etc.] A (wine) press. = Pres(s n. 2 a. — a1450 Fifteen Ois 302.
As thow had bene Pressit in ane wyne persour

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