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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Q. In the following quotations q with a suspension mark stands for cuth, p.t. of Can v.: cf. Qwth. (Also a common abbrev. of Quod p.t.) — a1568 Henr. Bann. MS 313a/84.
Bot to the tod thus gait the wolf q [H., Ch. couth] mele
Ib. 331b/26.
With that the mows q [Asl. couth, H. culd, Ch. cryit] heir And knew hir voce

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