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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Ill-fard, -fairde, a. [e.m.E. ill-favoured (1530). In mod. Sc. (chiefly) and north. Eng. dial. as ill-fared, -faired. -far'd, -faured, etc.] Ill-favoured, uncomely, ugly. — 1540 Lynd. Sat. 2772.
Quhair devil gat we this ill fairde blaitie bum?
15.. Wyf Awchtirm. 75 (Laing's MS. A).
In scho [the sow] schot hir ill fard mow [= month]

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