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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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(Vages,) Vaigues, n. pl. [e.m.E. vages (1523); ? Vag(e v. 1 b. Cf. Vagarie n.] Tricks. — 1549 Lamb Resonyng 125/22.
Nebour, ȝe play ȝour vaigues [pr. vaignes; note The Declaration [sc. A Declaration conteynyng the ivst causes … of this present warre with the Scottis by T. Berthelet, London 1542] remarks … 'the Scottis had some leisure to play their vagues and folowe their accustomed manier']
Vages n. pl.
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