The Vocabulary of the Kirk

David D Murison

Here, the editor of the Scottish National Dictionary discusses how far the vocabulary of the nation related to church usage. A widespread example is 'mass', and the saints gave their names to fairs and events throughout the country. Included are the words and terms used around the Communion seasons post-Reformation. This article is to be continued.

Volume 04, Number 02 Nov 1974, p45
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