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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Flourit, Flowrit, ppl. a. Also: flooret, flour(e)d, flowred. [ME. floured (c 1350). Cf. Florit a.] Flowered. — (a1570-86 Dunb.) Maitl. F. cxliv. 11.
Deathe followis lyfe … Devoring frute and flowrit graynes
c 1614 Rep. Hist. MSS. I. 139.
Thertie yeardis of flowrit tafetie
1641 Edinb. Test. LIX. 278 b.
Sex ellis of flooret velvett
1694 Inchmahome Pr. 160.
Ane floured silver dish, and ane plaine one

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