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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Builȝe, Bulȝe, v. [ME. buyle (14th c.), OF. boillir (F. bouillir): cf. Boil v.] tr. To boil. c1420 Wynt. v. 4648 (C).
Qwhar Bellyal bar inys ar bulȝeande
1568 Mar & Kellie MSS. 19.
On ane flesche day … ij builȝeit pultrie
1577 Reg. Privy C. II. 599.
Abraham sall ressave the said silver forgeit quhilk he sall alsua builye ready in all thingis to the prenting
1580 Skeyne Descr. Well 3.
Gif the watter … be bullȝeit, it becummis of mair blak cullour

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