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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Ourlaying, vbl. n. Also: oure-. [Ourlay v. b.] Painting. — 1539 Treas. Acc. VII. 230.
For ourelaying of ten chanys … witht gold, and paynting and ourelaying of the irne werk of the wyndois … witht leid
1539–40 Ib. 348.
Gevin for ourlaying l bass witht reid leid, price of the pece ourlaying ij s. vj d.

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