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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Wa(l)k, n.2 [OE wolc, var. of wolc(e)n.] (A) cloud, clouds. — 1513 Doug. iii viii 155.
The moyn was vndir walk [Ruddim. wak altered f. MS walk] and gaif na lycht
1560 Rolland Seven S. 2413.
The mone wox dark, and hid was vnder walk

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