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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).

SCLAVE, n., v.1 [skle:v]

I. n. A slave, drudge (Bnff., Abd. 1969)

II. v. To slave, drudge (Bnff., Abd. 1969).

[See P.L.D. § 69. O.Sc. sclave, a slave, 1513, Fr. esclave.]

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