from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A simplified spelling of debtor.
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Say yea master vicar, & he shal sure confes to be your detter
But rather euery manne fliall thnke thus with himfelfe, that he is altogether detter to his neighbours, & that he muft determine none other ende of vfing his hberaline, but when abihtie faileth, which how large fo cucr it be, muft be meafured by the rule of charitie.
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