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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Enga(d)ger, n. [e.m.E. engager (1653). Cf. Ingadger.] One taking part in the engagement of 1648. — 1649 Elgin Rec. II. 262.
Compeired these late engadgers whose names followes
Ib. 267.
The act concerneing receiueing of engagers and malignants was read
1651 Lamont Diary 28.
Sundrie of the engadgers were admitted to be members of this comittie

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