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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Award, n. [ME. award (Chaucer), AF. award, ONF. ewart, eswart.] An award, decision. c1420 Wynt. viii. 554.
This matere suld be … Befor him pledyt as oure-lard, And he be lauch to gyve award
1461 Peebles B. Rec. 142.
Sir Adam Fostar … askyt auard of that forsaid Rud land
1478 Ib. 183.
This lessence was geffyn be award of the hall cowrt

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