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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Account, n. [Later form of Accompt n.; in Eng. use from 14th c.] Account, estimation. — a1585 Maitl. Q. lxxv. 10.
Is not a trustie freind by tryell bocht And moir account then ten obteynd for nocht

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