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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Il(l)-liklynace, -nes, n. The appearance of being evil. — c1460 Thewis Gud Women 68.
Fle ill folk and suspekit place; Gret lak folowis illyklynes [v.r. ill liklynace]

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