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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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OWERMAIST, adj. Also ourmast, -mist. Uppermost (Sc. 1903 E.D.D.); farthest off or over (Sc. 1825 Jam.; Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 121; Sh., ne.Sc. 1964). [′ʌuərməst]

[Ower + -maist, superl. ending.]

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