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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Mither, Sc. var. of Mother n.1 (also in the mod. dial.). Mither in law, = Mother-in-law. — 1677 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Processes No. 250.
That James Affleck was deu to his mither in law sundrie particulars

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