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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Quher(e)soevir, rel. adv. [e.m.E. wheresoever, ME (midl. and south.) quere-so-euer (14th c.), wheresere (c1320).] = Quhar(e)-sa-ever a. — 1626 Edinb. Univ. Chart. 108.
Quhersoevir the communioun sall be celebratted
1629 Chron. Perth 32.
To this burgh quhersoeuir or be quhatsumewir judge

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