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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Geve, Geive, conj. [f. Gevev. Cf. Give, Gefe, Gif conj.] If.(a) 1490 Irland Mir. I. 22/33.
Geve thou sais this orisoune in thi awine name
Ib. 50/1.
Geve he gevis thé our sobyr pennaunce
1495 Bk. Carlaverock II. 450.
To puynd and distrenȝe, … geve nede be
1509 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II. 266.
Geve the said Jhone … desiris ony mair securite
1558 Misc. Wodrow Soc. 126.
Geve every man knew quhat wer his awin burding
1578 Conv. Burghs I. 63.
Geve they desyre … to be excusit fra the paying of the convoy gilt
(b) 1488 Reg. Episc. Aberd. I. 320.
Geive it happinis the said Alexander to deces befor his son
1582 Colville Lett. 4.
Geiue I had better, ye sould haiue it
1635 Maxwell Mem. 254.
Geive either I or they foirgett, wee ar vngrait

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