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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Figurit, ppl. a. Also: figureit, -uret, figert. [ME. fygured, -ede (a 1400). Cf. Figourit ppl. a.] Figured, in fig. and lit. senses.(1) c1500-c1512 Dunb. lxvi. 10.
The figurit speiche with faceis tua
1567 Sat. P. iii. 210.
Thy sweit figureit speiche dois me delyte
c1475 Wall. (1570) vi. 57.
Fortoun him schew hir figurit doubill face
(2) 1562 Inv. Wardrobe 154.
Ane claith of estate of crammosie satine figurit
1603 Philotus xxix.
Pan veluot, raysde, figurit, or plaine
1611 Rep. Mar & Kellie MSS. 67.
Nyne yards … of figert sattin
1638 Elphinstoun Mun. 26.
A coitt … of figuret taffitie

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