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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dominical, a. Also: -all, -ale. [e.m.E. (1540), L. dominicālis.] a. Of or pertaining to Our Lord. b. Belonging to a domain.a. 1490 Irland Mir. I. 19/1.
This haly prayer and orisoune dominicall
Ib. 34/2.
The first peticioune of this orisoune dominicale
a1578 Pitsc. I. 349/27.
The dominicall wrisoun quhilk we call the Lordis prayer
1601 Elgin Rec. II. 93.
Accusit for travelling to mercattis with fruict on the dominicall Sabboth
b. 1636 Reg. Great S. 221/1.
Terras de West-maynes de Smailholme vocatas the dominical landis
1692 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 23.
The dominical lands commonly called the Maynes of Arnadge

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