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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Again-cum, v. [Again adv. Cf. ME. aȝen-come. OE. aȝén-cuman to come against or back.] (1) intr. To come back, return, revert. — 1396 in Sc. Antiquary XIV. 217.
The said landys agayn cummand to the forsayd erle and hys ayris

(2) tr. To oppose, contravene. — 1400 Maxwell Mem. I. 142.
Gif it hapnis Schyr Jon … thir forsayd connandis … tyl agayn cum, or tyl agayn say

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