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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hobbill, v.2 [? Altered f. Coble v., Coblare n., which already exists in ME.] To mend clumsily, cobble. — a1568 Bann. MS. 138 a/67.
I haif … All graith that ganis to hobbill schone

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