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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Pevych-,) Pevagely, adv. [e.m.E. pevysshely (1530), peuishly (1566), f. peevish Pevych.] ?In a manner suggesting carelessness or impatient haste. — 1513 Doug. vi. v. 14.
Hys [Charon's] smottrit habyt owr his schulderis lydder Hang pevagely [Sm. prevagely] knyt with a knot togiddir

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