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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).
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Wyit, prep. [Prob. erron. for wythin (Within prep.).] Const. reflex. pron. Within the confines of one's own property. = Within prep. 2 b. — 1576 Waus Corr. 136.
Me Lord Flemyng hes beyn at me agayne and wald end wyth me, quhilk thing I will not do quhill I haif your ansur, for I haif gewin this berar commissioun to end wyth yow for the hail geif he can fyind yow resonable and geif ye want tham wyit yourself [prob. erron. for ? wyitin]. Ye knaw quhat landis thair is behind … at the leist it salbe in your wil and ye sal haif the first offir of it

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