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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Aggravat, v. Also: agravat, aggrevat. [e.m.E. agravate (1530), aggravate, L. aggravāt-, aggravāre.] intr. and tr. To aggravate. Also as p.p.1584 Acts III. 294/2 (ane crime meriting to be the mair aggrauat that … ). 1590 Burel Pilgr. ii. xv (my dolor daylie aggrauats). 1611-57 Mure I. 15/18 (to agravat my paine). 1675 Reg. Privy C. Ser. 3, IV. 444 (did aggrevat and complain … ).

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