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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
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Snawie, Snauie, adj. [ME and e.m.E. snawi (a1240), snawy (Cath. Angl.), snowy (1548); Snaw n.] Snowy. Also transf. 1602 Elgin Rec. II 106.
A snawie day
transf. a1605 Montg. Misc. P. xxxv 53.
Hir snauie skin
a1605 Montg. Misc. P. xxvii 35.

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