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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Englis, n. [ME. (early and northern) englis, OE. englisc.] = Inglis n. — 1400 Red Bk. Menteith I. 171.
Mervaile yhe nocht that I write my lettres in Englis, fore that ys mare clere to myne vnderstandyng than Latyne ore Fraunche
1580 Treas. Acc. MS. 44 b.
The dictioner … in latine and englis

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