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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Peti-, Petegre(e, n. Also: petagry. [e.m.E. and late ME. petygru (Prompt. Parv.), petegreu, petiegrew, pytagrwe (15th c.), pytegre, petegre, petygrewe, petigrue (16th c.), varr. of Pedigrie n.] A pedigree or genealogy; genealogical derivation. — c1515 Asl. MS. I. 306/5.
As salbe expremit in the petigreis of the vj age
Ib. 320/22.
And thir ar the names in petegre, Dauid, Salamon [etc.]
Ib. 329/25. 1559 Cal. Sc. P. I. 278.
[You desired my lord's] petagry
1560 Ib. 494.

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