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Letter-Gae

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The precentor is called by Allen Ramsay “The Letter-gae of haly rhyme.” “Holy rhyme” means hymns or chants.

“There were no sae mony hairs on the warlock’s face as there’s on Letter-gae’s ain at this moment.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xi.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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