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- adjective obsolete Fourth.
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- adjective obsolete
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If þou wilt have blak do þerto blode ysode and fryed. and set on the fyre in as many vessels as þou hast colours þerto and seeþ it wel and lay þise colours in a cloth first oon. and sithen anoþer upon him. and sithen the þridde and the ferthe. and presse it harde til it be all out clene.
_the ferthe parte is of purgatorye yere soules ben clensed of her folye.
Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance Thomas Frognall Dibdin 1811
British and Roman roads, the Fosse-way, commenced there -- "The ferthe of thisse is most of alle that tilleth from Toteneis ...