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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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(Rose royall,) Rois royall. (Repr. 17th c. Eng. rose rial (1617) a gold coin of the value of thirty shillings; Ros(e n.) — 1611 Reg. Privy C. IX 289.
The Inglishe peece of gold callit the rois royall at xix lib. xvi s.; … the spur royall at ix lib. xviii s.

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