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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
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Snawi(s)ch, adj. [ME and e.m.E. snowisse (Chaucer), -ych (Lydgate), snawishe (1566).] Snowy, snow-white. — c1500-c1512 Dunb. (STS) xxxvii 9.
This angellis weid wes snawich [pr. snawith] in cullour
1603 Philotus 482.
Ȝour snawisch cheiks lyke quhytest allabast

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