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

  • transitive verb obsolete See wray.


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  • You used old mans sentimentality when he was old, young mans language, as though it was a foreign language to his tongue, and then you combined the two all at once the day he was rescued, and moved at last as an envoy to the conzu, and finaly against the wrey!

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  • Whan he fro the ys wente A-way, ffor a drawȝt of wyne other ale he woll {e} the wrey, by my fay, 28

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  • Bowen, arrived in the harbour of Klngfton on Sunday from Black River on the Mu£q | uito ihore, with intelligence that a (loop of war anchored on that coaft from the Havannah, in December lart, on board of which were three Spanilh officers, charged with difpatches from the governor - general of Cuba, to Major Ix) wrey, commandant of the Britifti poft at Black River, which they delivered to him immediately after they landed.

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