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sowle (plural sowles)
- Obsolete spelling of
1823, Giles Gossip, Coronation Anecdotes:
- The archbishop made the "proclamacion on the iiij quarters of the scaffolde, seyend in this wyse: Sirs, heere comyth Henry, kyng Henryes sone the Vth, on whose sowle God have mercy, Amen.
1882-89, A Collection Of Old English Plays, Vol. IV.:
- Beleeve mee nowe, I do not blame my frende To fishe in trobled streames for such a pearle, Or digge in black mowled for so ritch a myne; But to redeeme a chast and inocent sowle Forthe from the fierye jawes of lust and hell, Exprest a most comended charitye.