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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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(Remeve,) Remeff, v. Also: -mew; -meif, -meuf; -maw. [ME and e.m.E. remeve (Chaucer), -meeve (Wyclif), -mefe, F. remeuv-, alternative stem of remouvoir Remove v.] tr. and intr. To remove. = Remove v. 1, 5 and 7. — 1535 Aberd. B. Rec. MS XV (Jam.).
Flyt & remeif
1541 Elgin Rec. I 63.
Elspet Coutts … sall remevf and be banest this brucht perpetuallie
c1460 Dietary 76.
Modreth fude giffeth to a man his helth And all surfat doith fra hym remew [Makc. MS remaw]
1559 Inverness Rec. I 33.
Robert Merschell … desernit … to remeff of this towne

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