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Oxford invariably spelled modern English "ought" as "oft" or "ofte" - positively revealing that he spoke with a provincial dialect. Less surprisingly, he also used "oft" to mean "often" (see words with asterisks).

Oxford used the spelling "ought" to mean "out", but he also spelled this word "out", "owt", and "owte" (see wordlists in headpage).

OFT            (6)
  5,41      court remoues long and    oft*, the causes of expences
 51,64     for yat/they cannot and    oft not to transport but
 57,19       whoole/to her Magesty    oft to be made tene thowsand
 61,36         but blokes.  Blokes    oft to be 250l a peace.
 66,46           make two thre and    oft* fowre shillinges a/pound
 66,60               the Marchante    oft to bringe in suche an

OFTE           (1)
 65,48         by auncient custome    ofte to be 250l weyght,

OUGHT          (10)
  2,10          so as I may, withe    ought/disparkinge the grounde.
  2,17       yowre Lordshipe/withe    ought dissemblinge my faultes
  3,11    as fast as I cane get me    ought of towne, doo followe.
  4,15          of my parte, roted    ought of yowre/fauoure.
  6,45    haue them so it may fall    ought I will shorten them
 27,18     may call to remembrance    ought in/equall ballence,
 28,14    whiche drue me one wythe    ought any mistruste, the
 39,12       hauinge intelligences    ought of all her receyts,
 39,13    as well of them that goo    ought as are/brought in,
 39,18        pensions, when other    ought of/bishops liuinges

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