Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (War-Zurnbarrie) / Edition 2

Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (War-Zurnbarrie) / Edition 2

by Margaret G. Dareau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198605404

ISBN-13: 9780198605409

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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 a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying every word and

Overview

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 a wealth 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 in paper-bound parts (fascicles) and also as volumes, each containing several parts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198605409
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
706
Product dimensions:
11.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 2.20(d)

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