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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Other-, Othir-quhill, adv. [Early ME. oðerhwile (c 1175), -wile, ME. and e.m.E. otherwhile, -whyle.] Quhill … other quhill, at times … at other times. — c1475 Wall. v. 611.
Quhill wald he think to luff hyr our the laif And other quhill he thocht [etc.]
Ib. vi. 27.

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