Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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JULIE, n. Also jullee (Slk. 1750 Border Treasury (17 Oct. 1874) 144), jully (Gsw. 1731 Burgh Rec. Gsw. (1909) 363), joolee (Sh. 1815 Shetland Advert. (6 Jan. 1862)), joolie (Sh. 1922 J. Inkster Mansie's Röd 36). The name of the seventh month of the year, July (Sh. 1836 Gentleman's Mag. II. 593). Gen.Sc. [′dʒuli. This pronunciation (with the first syllable accented), used in 18th c. Eng., is still current but obsol. Cf. Scots Mag. (April 1764) 187, Per. 1857 J. Stewart Sketches 41, rhyme newly, and N.E.D. s.v.]

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