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Wallie, interj. [? Reduced form of Wallawa(y. Also in the later dial.] An exclamation of sorrow or dismay. — c1550 Rolland Ct. Venus ii 28.
Quhen Desperance thir seuin in ane saw sit, ‘Wallie,’ said he, ‘Ȝonder is heid of wit'

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