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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Quham-sa-ever, pron. Also qwam-sa-evir, quhame-. [Cf. late ME and e.m.E. whom(e)-so-euyr (c1450), -ewer.] The objective case of Quha-sa-ever: Anyone whom, whomever. Also as the subj. of a relative clause which is the obj. of a prep. (cf. Quhom-ever). — 1406 Slater Early Sc. Texts No. 64.
Or til qwam sa euir scho assignis him to pay til
14.. Burgh Laws c. 100 (A).
The fader may sell … all the landis … to quham sa euer he will
14.. Acts I 360/2.
To gif … his land … to quhame saeuer him likis

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