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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Leed, p.p. [Appar. altered f. an earlier levid p.p. of Leve v.1] Left. — a1500 Sir Eger 1603 (J).
With both his hands he hint his sword, And all the strength he had leed, He set upon Sir Gryme his head

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