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Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue$
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Christian Kay and Margaret Mackay

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780748622818

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622818.001.0001

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Cereal Terms in the DOST Record

Cereal Terms in the DOST Record

(p.73) Chapter 7 Cereal Terms in the DOST Record
Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue

Iseabail Macleod

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter considers what the terminology of cereal crops and their products in the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue tell us about the language and diet of Lowland Scotland in the period. It presents a vocabulary of cereal varieties such as corn, bere, ait/ate, and mele/meil. It then describes forms of consumption and the cooking of cereals.

Keywords:   Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, cereal crops, language, diet, Lowland Scotland, consumption, cooking

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