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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Salyke, Say-lik, adv. [Sa adv. and -like suffix, Like adj., adv. and n. E 4. Cf. e.m.Dan. saa-li interj. indeed, also e.m.Dan. ligesaa and ligesaaledes likewise and e.m.Dan. saaledis thus, so.] Thus, so, in the same manner, indeed. — 1533 Gau 104/8.
Quhilk alsua thinkkis nay scheyme to cal thayme selff … successours of the apostlis. O say lik? say lik?
c1568 Lauder Minor P. i 428.
Salyke sic pryde pertenis to trew teaching Or ony poynt of the Appostillis preaching

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