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

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Metonymical, a. [e.m.E. (1579).] Metonymical, involving metonymy. — 1563 G. Hay Confutation Abbot Crosraguel 18.
We may … answer, this speaking of our Sauioure, to be sacramentall, metonymical

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