also SONNEKYN, old form of 'sonkin'
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1542 - Apophthegmes that is to saie, Prompte Saiynges. First gathered by Erasmus translated 1542, Nicolas Udall;
see Example below
From: The Apophthegmes of Erasmus
Translated into English by Nicolas Udall
Reprinted from the scarce edition of 1564
Edited by Robert Roberts, 1877
The II Booke.
The Saiynges of Alexander the Greate.