A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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(Premiat,) v. P.t. premiat, -ated. [e.m.E. premiate p.p. (1537), med. L. premiare (13th-15th c.) to reward, L. præmiārī to stipulate for a reward.] tr. To reward. — 1573 in Bann. Trans. 445.
The executor of the murther being growin in … favor of … the kingis mother … wha as scho had consentit to the doing of the murther, so scho premiat [Calderwood III 254: premiated] and rewarded him
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