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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Coulour, v. [Variant of Colour v.] tr. To colour, gloss over. — c 1630 Grant Chart. 225.
Whereas Ballendalloch … pretended to … coulour and palliate his bloodie murther of your suppliants husband

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