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Brathly, Braithly, a. [f. Brath. Cf. Norw. dial. braa(d)leg.] Strong; violent. — c1450-2 Howlat 488.
The batallis so brym, brathly and bricht
1513 Doug. i. ii. 7.
The wyndis lowde quhissilling And braithly tempestis

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