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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Aug-, Agmenting, vbl. sb. [e.m.E. augmentynge (1537).] Increase, augmentation.1491 Cart. S. Nic. Aberd. 255 (in the suppleing, augmentinge, and vphaldin of Goddis seruice). 1540 Acts II. 357/1 (for augmenting, strenthing, and helping of the act). c1552 Lynd. Mon. 3912 (for agmentyng of his grefis); 4113 (for agmentyng of his glore).

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