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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Quhensaever, -evir, adv. conj. [Cf. Quhenswa and Quhen-ever.] = Quhensoever. — 1465 Buccleuch Mun. II 66.
Quhensaeuer it sal happin the saidis … to pay to me [etc.]
1482 Reg. Great S. 326/1.
To upgif quhensaever I pay to him 300 merkis
1551 Hamilton Cat. 81.
Help thame … quhensaevir thai mister
1575 Edinb. Test. III 258.
As to the rest of my seruandis … I ordine my wif & sone to interteny thame honestlie quhill a terme … quhensaeuir I inlaik

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