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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Insamekle, -meikl(e, conj. phr. [The phr. in sa mekill written as one word.] Insamekle that, inasmuch as, seeing that; to such an extent that, so that. — 1562-3 Winȝet I. 127/1.
Nane durst disobey, insamekle that Saul wald hef slane … Jonathas for breking the samin command
1569-73 Bann. Memor. 2.
The Laird of Grange was euill bruited in that conspiracie, insameikle that the Regent sent vnto him … the advertisementis that he had receved
1588 King Cat. 137.
Insameikl that S. Peter … said, Ȝe haue slane the authoure of lyf

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