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(Rame,) Raim, n. (Cf. Rame,v., also later Sc. dial. rame a cry, a continuous repetition of the same words or sound (Jam.).) — a1598 Ferg. Prov. MS No. 1552.
The breid of the gowk sho hes not a raim but ane

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