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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Again-, Agane-calling, vbl. n. [Cf. Again-call,v. and Gaincalling vbl. n.; also late ME. agayne calling (rare).] The action of recalling, revoking, or repealing; revocation, annulment.1417 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 249 (see Again-halding). 1441 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 7.
Giff it hapenis … myn ayris to … move ony question or again calling of this infeftment
1477 Exch. R. IX. 94 n.
To be pait … but ony revocacioun, impediment or again calling
1524 Reg. Privy S. I. 495/2.
Frelie, quietlie … but ony revocatioun or agane calling quhatsumever
1542 Reg. Cupar A. II. 27.
To be haldin … but ony reuocatioun, obstakle, impediment or agane calling quhatsumeuir
1593 Wemyss Chart. 217.
To stand and abyd thairat, but reclamatioun or againe calling quhatsumeuer
1622-6 Bisset I. 281/2.
The instrument of the agane calling of the dome
1644 Acts VI. i. 274/2.
But ony revocatione contradictioune impediment or aganecalling whatsomevir

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