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Propagat, -pogat, v. [e.m.E. propagate (1570), f p.p. stem of L. prō-, propāgāre.] tr. a. To reproduce, procreate. b. To spread (the gospel); to diffuse. —a. a1570-86 Maitl. F. clxx 141.
And propagat sa ȝour posteritie Frome sone to sone as he did Sarais seid
b. 1571 Bann. Memor. 169.
That the evangle, sinceirlie preiched, may have cours and be propogat

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