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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.


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  • (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

    The Riddle Song (2: I Have a Young Suster)


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