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verye

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

verye (comparative verier, superlative veriest)

  1. Obsolete spelling of very.
    • 1562: The Verye Trueth of the Conference Betvvixt the Queene Mother, and the Prince of Conde, Iulye, 1562, main title (W. Seres?)
      The Verye Trueth of the Conference Betvvixt the Queene Mother, and the Prince of Conde, Iulye, 1562

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Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

verye

  1. (meaning obscure) element of an incantation[1]
    • c.1386: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Miller’s Tale, lines 298–299
      Ihesu Crist and seint Benedight Blesse this hous from euery wikked wight
      For nyghtes uerye the white pater noster.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ very(e)” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]