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  • noun Obsolete spelling of rain.
  • noun Obsolete spelling of reign.
  • verb Obsolete spelling of reign.
  • verb Obsolete spelling of raign.


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  • _ Bycause she hathe ouercome, trode vnderfote, abolyshyd all maner of vnclennes, poysõ, pryde, couytousnes, and all wordly affectyones that raygne in man.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion

  • By such wytchcrafte Alexander the greate, whan he was a yonge man, besides eloquence, was perfit in al the parts of Philosophie, and except the loue of warres, & swetenes to raygne had quite raught away his inclinaciõ, he might haue bene counted the chiefe among the beste Philosophers.

    The Education of Children


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