from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of dove.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A dove.

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  • noun 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

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