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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Other-, Utherquhair, Uthyrequhare, adv. [e.m.E. otherwhere (a 1541), also north. ME. (sum) oþer quar (Cursor M.) = (some) other place, e.m.E. (any) other-where (1526) = (any) other place.] Elsewhere, to or in another place. — a1400 Leg. S. xxiii. 92.
To fare Of the cyte vthyre-quhare
1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 53.
In Dunkeld, in Ath[ol], in Strathbogy, in Braidalbin, and other quhair
1584 Laing MSS. I. 41.
There was na inlandisman nor that had served utherquhair

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