[Ads-l] neagar, negar, alternate spellings -- not in OED

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Oct 5 21:24:41 EDT 2016

Should these spellings be added?

neagar, 1650 (code of 1646).  Trumbull and Hoadly, The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut (1850--1890), 1:5632.

negar.  Captain Smith's History; 1653, a Boston will.

Other instances of these spellings in Google Books.


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