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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Angelical, a. Also: angellicall. [e.m.E. angelical, -ycall (1509).] = Angelic a.c1500-c1512 Dunb. lxxxv. 6 (angelicall regyne). 1537 Lynd. Depl. Magd. 155 (with ane harmonious sound angelicall). 15.. Clar. ii. 916 (with gle angellicall). 1562-3 Winȝet I. 23/15 (the angelicall office of godlie pastours). a1585 Montg. Maitl. Q. lxiv. 10 (fair forme and face angelicall).

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