Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
1. “The pulpit in which the precentor sat” (Ags.9 1926; Ags.2 1936).
2. In pl.: “the hiring-market for farm servants, held outside the cattle-market” (Gsw. c.1875 (per Abd.22)). An extension of Boucht, n.2, q.v., the name being transferred from the pens to the market held near them.[See Boucht, n.2]
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