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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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Suffragant, n. [17th C. Eng. suffragant (1603), OF suffragant (c1180 in Larousse), L. suffrāgānt-, pres. p. stem of suffrāgārī.] = Suffragan(e n. b. — 1600-1610 Melvill 57.
Mr. Patrik [Adamson] taking him to the bishoprie [sc. of St. Andrews], the suffragantes roum is filled atteanes be Mr. David Cuninghame, wha leived Glasgw and the guid cause

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