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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Incurage, v. Also: incurrage, -curidg, -courige. [e.m.E. incorage (1538), -courage (1551), -currage (1612). Cf. Encourage v.] tr. To encourage. — 1560 Bk. Disc. 196.
These must be animated … and incuraged
1570 Leslie 127.
Lord Maxwell … incurragit his cumpany
a1578 Pitsc. I. 153/2.
His comming incuragit … the pepill
1670 Aberd. B. Rec. IV. 267.
Which sould incourige them to … behave themselves as became
1675 Misc. Hist. Soc. I. 289.
This doth incuridg them

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