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

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Pietous, ? adv. or ? a. [e.m.E. pyetous (Caxton), ME. pietous (Chaucer), OF. pietous, piteus. Cf. Petous a., Pitous a.] ? Piteously or ? Piteous. = Petuo(u)s a. 1 b. — Pietous; Howlat 256 (B) (see Petuo(u)s a. 1 b).

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