A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Illness, n. [Ill a. 2 b. Also in e.m.E. (1690).] Badness, inclemency (of weather). — This day, if the illness of the wether prevent not, I expect [etc.]; 1691 Leven & Melv. P. 611.

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