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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Pragmatically, adv. (f. as Pragmatic,adj.; also e.m.E. (1653).) — 1606 Birnie Kirk-b. xix.
This far for such patrociny that kirk-buriall procutors doe vse pragmatically to pleade

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