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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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(Purprisitioune,) Purprusitio(u)n(e, n. [Var., with altered suffix, of Purprisio(u)n(e.] = Purprestur(e, Purprisio(u)n(e. — 14.. Aberd. B. Rec. XVI (J).
And for purprusitioun makand on the said towne, quhilk wes his ourlord
1566 Oliphants 105.
Afoir seisingis lyferentis recognitiones lang takis assedationes purprusitiones or ony uther actiones

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