Word of the Day: AFFECTIOUS

– from affection on analogy of cautioncautiousactionactious, etc.

“…and geif ze think it meit, I pray zou, wryt ane afectious letter to my mother, that scho may mak delygens…”

From: Memoirs of the Maxwells of Pollok
By William Fraser, 1863
“Lady Elizabeth Maxwell to Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 23d July, c. 1580”

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