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Historie, -ory, n. Also: pl. histor(i)eis, -iis. [Late ME. history, -orye (1482), L. historia.] A historical work or narrative. Suthfast and trewe histories; Hay I. 65/33.
Bath cronykis and histories; Ib. II. 104/1.
Historyis grete in Latine toung; Doug. Pal. Hon. ii. 26.
Rehersand mony histories ald and gestis; Id. Æn. xiii. ix. h.
Ane Inglis buke of the histories; 1540 Maxwell Mem. I. 410.
A tapestrie of the historie of aippis; 1561 Invent. Q. Mary 21.
I am occupiit in writyng of our historie; 1570 Buch. Wr. 58.
Baith be Scottis and wtheris forand historieis; Pitsc. I. 103/29.

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