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July, n. Also: Julie, Julay; Julij, -ii, Jouly, -i(e, Jowly; Jully, -ay, Jwllay. [ME. Julie (c 1290), July (1384), e.m.E. Julij (a 1548), AF. Julie, L. Jūlius. The form Julij, -ii, is after the L. genitive. Cf. Jule.] The month of July. (a) Wyrtyn … the xxvj day of Julij; 1405 Slater Early Sc. Texts No. 59.
Julii; 1416 Chart. (Reg. H.) No. 247a.
Of the dait the secund day of Julij 1563; 1569 Canongate Ct. Bk. 36.
In this moneth of Julij certane conspiratiouris [etc.]; Pitsc. II. 205/4.
In Julii; Dalr. II. 183/14.
1654 Rothesay B. Rec. 2.
(b) May, June and July, walde I dwell in thé; Lynd. Test. Pap. 635.
The 17 day of Julay, a feild called Twesdayes chaisse; Birrel Diary 4.
The twelfth of Julie; 1661 Mun. Univ. Glasg. II. 329.
(c) The twallt off Jullay; 1647 Fam. Innes 238.
The sacrament … to be the last Sunday of Jully; 1677 Edinb. B. Rec. X. 308.
The twenty of Jwllay; 1681 Red Bk. Menteith II. 195.
Jully; 1693 Grant Chart. 361.
(d) At the New Castal the x day of Jowly; 1533 Douglas Corr. 142.
Your lordships letter of the 27 of Joulie; 1663 Wemyss Corr. 110.

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