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Peregrine, -gryne, a. and n. [e.m.E. and ME. peregryn in ffaucon peregryn (Chaucer), -grine foreign, outlandish (c 1530), on a pilgrimage (1655), also as noun = sojourner or traveller abroad (1570), L. peregrīnus foreign, also a foreigner. Cf. F. peregrin a. and n.] a. adj. Foreign, alien: alien to the matter in hand, irrelevant; ? alien in beliefs, dissident. b. noun. A pilgrim. = Pilgrim n.adj. Curiouse peregryne and unproffitable questionis ar to be avoided; Knox II. 243.
Mr. craig to preach openly against the peregrine ministers; 1585–6 Melvill in Misc. Wodrow Soc. I. 439.
noun. Lindsay MS. 32 b (see Pelegrin n.).

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