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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Agrevit, Aggrevit, p.p. Also: agrevyt, -yd, agrewit, -yt; aggrevyd, aggreiffit. [Past pple. of Agreve,v. So ME. agreved (c 1350).] Distressed, grieved, annoyed. c1420 Wynt. ii. 669.
The barnage off the land … Thoucht thai ware agrevyt sare Throw the wrakis thai tholyt are
Ib. vii. 140. c1475 Wall. vi. 470; etc.
Agrewit thai war for thair herroldis mysfayr
1513 Doug. iii. iv. 132.
We clenge ws first, les Jupiter war aggrevit
a1500 Seven S. 1447.
Than was the lord richt saire aggrevit
c1552 Lynd. Mon. 2424.
The hole peple at hym wer so aggrevit

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