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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Grew, Greu, v.1 [Northern ME. grew (1419), ME. grewen, greowen (13th c.), var. of growen.] intr. To grow. — a1400 Leg. S. xxvii. 291.
Of this barne this wes begynning For to grew in hewinly thing
Ib. xxxvi. 219.
It worthis hym to grew til hicht
Ib. 234.
Into man lessit are we, To God that we ma grewande be

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