Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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-LIES, suff. Used to form advs. as Brawlies, Geylies, q.v.

[From -ly + -s, the old adv. gen. ending, on analogy with -Lins, q.v. Cf. also Bye's, forbyes s.v. Forby, -In(g), 3.]

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"-lies suffix". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 23 Apr 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/lies>

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