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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Adultrice, n. and a. [L. adultrīc-, adultrix.]

A. n. An adulteress. B. a. Adulterous. — c1520-c1535 Nisbet Mark viii. 38.
This generatioun adultrice [Wycl. avowtresse] and synful
Id. Rom. vii. 3.
Ane adultrice
1586 St. A. Kirk S. 571.
Cristene Ȝwill, adultrice

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