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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Ony-whair, adv. [e.m.E. aniwhere (1587), any-where, late ME. eny-whare, ME. (north.) aniquar (Cursor M.).] Anywhere. — 1619 Garden Elphinstoun 950.
The long confedrat league Gif harmed ony whair … they it find

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