Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue from the Twelfth Century to the end of the Seventeenth…

Hardcover | May 16, 2002

EditorMargaret G. Dareau, K. Lorna Pike, Harry D. Watson

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The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up to 1700, when the Scots language merged with standard English. It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies awealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying every word and meaning it discusses. It is an indispensable reference tool for historians of Scots language, literature, politics, law, medicine, agriculture, and all other aspects of Scottish society. This 'Scots OED' is published inpaper-bound parts (fascicles) and also as volumes, each containing several parts. The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue is unique and has no competition.

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The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up to 1700, when the Scots language merged with standard English. It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies awealth of illustration in the form of quotations...

A.J. Aitken, Margaret G. Dareau, K. Lorna Pike, and James A.C. Stevenson are all Joint Council for the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:670 pages, 11.42 × 8.46 × 2.06 inPublished:May 16, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198605412

ISBN - 13:9780198605416

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