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Mentioned previously in the present text; aforesaid.
A person or thing mentioned previously in the present text; the aforesaid.
Late Middle English. From above + said noun. Compare classical Latin suprādictus, Anglo-Norman and Middle French surdit, and also Anglo-Norman suisdit, sutdit, sutzdit and Middle French, French susdit.
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