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First published 2005 (SND, online supplement).

MAGNEEFICENT, adj. /Sc. form of Eng. magnificent Dmf. 1998 Jilly Hawker in Neil R. MacCallum Lallans 51 13:
Yin was byornar tho. Eilidh had first got sicht o this magneeficent winged craitur, soarin effortlessly hie abuin the island in the bay. Hou gentie an free ....!
Sc. 1999 Herald 15 May 18:
" ... Whan the magneeficent scenic effects are needed, the Guide will tel the folk what they are supposed to see, and the whirligig maun be birlit ti mak a dazzle owre the stage."

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