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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Grape, Grap(p-), n.1 [ME. grape (c 1315), pl. grapis, grapus, OF. grape, grappe.] pl. Grapes. — a1400 Leg. S. xlvii. 166.
[They] pressit hir, to do hir pyne, As men dois grappis of the wyne
1513 Doug. xii. Prol. 100.
The wyne grapis ȝyng, Endlang the treilȝeis
a1586 Lindsay MS. 38 b.
Grappes of raisin hes rycht grit vertew in nobless
1652 Nicoll Diary 102.
Rype wyneberries and graps

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