A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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(Lefull,) Leiful, a.3 ? Law-abiding (Leful(l a.1 and cf. Lauchfull a. 6, Lawfull a. 5), or ? compassionate, kindly, sympathizing (mod. Sc. leeful, leefou). — The leiful man is a beggers broder; Carmichael Prov. No. 1611.

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