rayed “with the yellows,” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, iii. 2. 50. Here rayed has been explained “streaked” and“defiled;” but qy. if it does not mean“in evil condition, afflicted” ? Vide my note on Skelton's Works, vol. ii. p. 197, where, among other passages from early writers, is quoted, “He was sore arayed with sycknesse. Morbo atrocitor conflictus est.” Hormanni Vulgaria, sig. I ii. ed. 1530 ; and see yellows—The.
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