Dyvour


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DYVOUR, Scotch law. A bankrupt.

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Deid is now that dyvour and dollin in erd: With him deit all my dule and my drery thoghtis.
Dyvour is surely a loan from Gaelic, where daidbir 'poor, indigent; a poor person' figures in early Irish texts as the opposite of saidbir 'rich'.
TENNIS: Results in the Scottish Equitable Scottish Grasscourt Championships at the Dyvours club in Edinburgh last night.