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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Savagelie, adv. [ME savagelych (a1400); Savage adj.] In a savage or ferocious manner. — 1562-3 Winȝet II 7/31.
Raigeing … nocht only aganis … the haly, catholik Kirk, bot maist sauagelie aganis thame selfis

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