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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Luis, reduced f. luvis pres. t. of Luve v.1, with loss of -v- as in gein p.p. of Geve v. (cf. also Ge v., Ha v., Lo n. and Low v.). — c1590 J. Stewart II. 118/4.
This lustie ladie … Quho … vith sic feruent hart thé luis [: muis (= muse), abuis, refuis]

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