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

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Peple, v. [e.m.E. peple inhabit (Caxton), in this sense (c 1500), F. peupler, OF. popler, puepler, pupler (12th c. in Hatz.-Darm.). Cf. Peplid, Peoplit and Puplit ppl. a.] tr. To furnish with people or inhabitants. — Whether he suld … sla all the folk of that land and peple it with otheris; Hay II. 75/33.

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