Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SALE-RIFE, adj. Saleable, easy to sell (Sc. 1808 Jam.). Sc. 1781  Session Papers, Petition P. Forrest (20 June) 24:
The commodity itself was so little sale-rife in that part of the country.

[Sale + -Rife. O.Sc. selrife, id., 1517.]

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