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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Primeve, n. (As if f. L. *prīmæv-um first period of life, youth: cf. Primeveadj. and Primage n.2) — 1619 Garden Elphinstoun 194.
So this man-sprighted boy His primeue passed thus In's age above his equalls

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