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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Reag(g)ravatioun, -cioun, -cione, n. [Med. L. reaggravation-, obs. F. réaggravation (15th c.), e.m.E. reaggravation (Cotgr., rendering the French).] A second warning given to a person before excommunication.See also Aggravatioun n. for further examples. 1521 Fife Sheriff Ct. 243.
Ane lettre of reaggrauacione upone the said Alexander
1522 Acta Conc. MS XXXIII 62.
George Hume of Aytoun & his complicis has bene vnder proces of reaggrauacioun be the conseruitouris lettrez of Sanctandrois … for the wranguis intromission & withthalding fra me of the fructis of my said benifice
c1532 Stirlings of Keir 339.
1535 Aberd. B. Rec. MS fol. 33.
The commisseris letrez of Abirdene of cursing aggrauatioun & reaggravatioun on the said Thomas for non fulfilling of ane contratt
1542 Sutherland Bk. III 99.

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