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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Raisonably, Raissonabillie, adv. = Resonabil(l)y adv. 2 or 3.b. 1575 Prot. Bk. J. Scott Loose leaf.
Fairly well. — Andro Moreis and John Williamson requyrit thair speidis and leif to cast dovatis raissonabillie
c1610 Melville Mem. 124.
Sche sperit gene sche plaid weill. I said raisonably for a quen

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