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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Ile, Iill, contracted f. I will. [e.m.E. Ile (1576).] 15.. Wyf Awchterm. 116.
And [= if] we fecht Iill gett the woir
1540 Lynd. Sat. 550 (Ch.).
Ile [B. I will] bair my maister cumpanie
Ib. 743.
Perchance Ile cum [to] that honour [etc.]

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