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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Agreve, Aggreve, v. Also: aggrewe. [ME. agreve (1330), OF. agrever.] tr. To afflict, distress. — c1420 Wynt. v. 1550.
Mare hys wyll stude to relewe Than wndyr hym ony man till aggrewe
Ib. ix. Prol. 38.
Elde … Ilke day me sare aggrevis

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