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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Again-, Agane-call, v. [ME. againe-kalle (c 1300): cf. Gain-call v.] tr. To recall or call back; to annul, revoke, repeal. a1400 Leg. S. vii. 141.
We pray thé thu agane call [L. revoces] the puple, that nere erris all
1429 Acts II. 18/1.
[To] spek with na man quhil the dome be agayn callit
1453 Stirlings of Keir 266.
I … sal neuer … breke, reuoke, na agayn call this forsaid letter, condicion, na band
1476 Acta Aud. 57/2.
The dome gevin in the Justis ayer … and again callit be Dauid Balfour
1526 Lennox Mun. 227.
We sall newyr reuok na agane call the samyn
1609 Skene Reg. Maj. 51.
Gif he may repeit or againe call that thing, … before the day, and time expyre

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