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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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R. The name of the letter, here ? as an abbreviation for L. rex. 1466 Acts II 86/I.
Coppir money … having in prent on the taparte the crois of Saint-Androu & the crovne on the tother parte, with superscripcione of Edinburgh on the taparte & ane R with James on the tother parte

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