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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Beforesaid, p.p. Also: beforesaide, -sayde, beforsaid(e, -sayde. [e.m.E. beforesaid (1574), ME. (befornseyd,) bivore-seid (c 1225).] Aforesaid. (Frequent c 1385–1450.) c 1380 Charter (Reg. H.).
Ane lettyre of resyngnacyovne of … the landys before sayde
1385 Rotuli Sc. II. 73/1.
For the tyme is to schort to make full redras beforsayd
1396 Scot. Antiq. XIV. 218.
Day, place, and yhere before said
1420 Reg. Great S. 30/1.
In the some of iiijxx lb. beforesaid
1456 Hay II. 64/15.
The vertues beforesaid of fayth … and charitee

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