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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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BAULD, BAAL, adv. Boldly, strongly.Abd. c.1782 Ellis E.E.P. V. 773 (15):
Shanks spak up baal an' said [etc.].
Ags. 1845 P. Livingston Poems and Songs 54:
O! weel I mind the winter nights, When Boreas blew sae bauld.

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