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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WAUR-KNOT, n.comb. A knot in timber (Rxb. a.1838 Jam. MSS. XI. 208).

[O.Sc. war, 1513, Mid.Eng. warre, id., O.E. wearr, a callosity.]

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