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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Magnificie, , n. [f. Magnific a.] a. Grandeur, sumptuousness in appointments. b. Glory, nobility. — 1533 Boece vi. xii. 210 b.
The splendoure of regale magnifice [L. magnificentia] with deuocion and preclare virtewis schynis tharein [sc. the buildings of St. Leonard's college]
1570 Sat. P. xix. 109.
And he that is of maist magnificie Ȝour baner sall display

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