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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Amand(e, Amaund, n. [OF. amande, variant of amende: see Amendis n.] A fine. 1598 Edinb. B. Rec. 216.
[The council] ordanis Jhonn Cudbert in ane amand of xli. for casting of faill and devatt upoun thair lynks of Leyth
1609 Skene Reg. Maj. ii. 126 b.
He quha is persewer … sall pay ane amande arbitrall to the Lords
1690 Acts Sederunt 7 Nov. 187.
Ordains ane amaund … to be put in the poors box
1787 Ib. 11 Aug. 627.
A book, in which all fines or amands for the poor shall be entered

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