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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Letter-Gae.
 
The precentor is called by Allen Ramsay “The Letter-gae of haly rhyme.” “Holy rhyme” means hymns or chants.   1
        “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.
 


 Lethe’an Dew.Letter-lock. 

 
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