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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Appering, Appeiring, ppl. a. [Appere v.] Appearing, apparent; spec. = Apperant a. 1, 2. 1487 Fraser P. 106.
William Hay, sone and appering ayr to … master Gilbert
1493 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 301.
Alexander Burnat his sone and apperynge ayr
1494 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 54.
Johne Ogiluy, sone, and appering to James Lord Ogiluy of Arly
1549 Compl. 90/32 (ȝe knau the apering dangeir of ȝour natif cuntre). Knox I. 457 (it is verray appeiring that thair wes some treassoun). 1615 Highland P. III. 248 (anent the appiring rebellioun).

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