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Impoverich, Impovarage, v. [e.m.E. impoverysshe, late ME. inpoverysshe, enpoveris (1440).] tr. To impoverish. — 1590 Conv. Burghs I. 313.
Quhairby this pure burch is alradeye impouaragit
1630 Reg. Privy C. 2 Ser. III. 644.
The wealth and strenth off your majesties kingdome quhilk now is disableised and impoveriched

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