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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cour, Cowr(e, v. [ME. cowre, coure, koure (c 1300).] intr. To cower. a1500 Henr. III. 117/42.
For thi crampyn thow sall bayth cruk and cowr
a1508 Kennedy Flyt. 330.
Cour befoir him on kneis, and cum in will
1590 Burel Pilgr. i. xii.
Thir vipers … Doun louring and couring, Quhill storm wes went away

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