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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Seid, Seit, See't, v. phr. [Se v. and It pron., 'D pron., 'T pron.] See it. — a1500 Henr. Practysis 19.
Is nowdir fevir nor fell … in tyme gif I seid Bot I can lib thame and leiche thame
1572 Sempill Sat. P. xxx 161.
As, for exempill, I can let ȝow seit, For spairing sinfull, how the saikles deit
1692 Pitcairne Assembly ii iii (1752) 29.
I wad anes see't sekeere the Quintra fra free Quarters

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