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- n. Obsolete form of dove.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dove.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of dove.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
(although it should be noted that at this time final "e" was NOT silent, but could be sounded if needed for the metre). partial glossary: brere: briar, thorny stem of rose dowve: dove drueries: tokens, gifts ey: egg fer: far flour: flower lemman: lover longynge: longing ony: any rynde: bark, rind see: sea ston: stone suster: sister unbred: not yet sprouted, in seed wythouten: without