A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
Evanisch, Evanis, v. Also: evanysch, -ish(e, ewan-, evainish; evanys, -ise. [ME. evanesche (a 1450), e.m.E. evanish (1597). Rare in Eng. before 1600.] intr. To vanish, disappear.
(a) All thouchtis rycht sa restis and evanyschis fra syk remembraunce; Hay II. 97/5.
Eftir he had threatned, eftir schort space, also to tak his lyf, he evanischid; 1540 Crim. Trials I. 229.
So shall the glorie of the flesh Evainish once away; Gardyne Garden 41.
The heathen's counsells hee doth caus Evanisch as most weake; 1630 Mure Ps. xxxiii. 10.
(b) The memory of me sall sone evanis; Bell. Boece I. .
Is your glaidnes evanist afore ye be vincust? Ib. II. 95.
Als sone as he was walkynnyt the low evanist; Id. Livy I. 88/30.
So shall that purpose evanise and dye by the self, onless that ye waiken it; Knox II. 327.
Romulus the first king of the Romanes ewaniseit at the dowbe of Caprea; 1588 Cath. Tr. 189.
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