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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Contreleague, n. [Cf. e.m.E. counterleague (1613–8).] An opposition league. — 1590 Warrender P. II. 137.
We all wilbe enforced aither … to perishe, or sincerelye joyne our selfes together in a … seur contreleague

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