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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Arrow-bag, Arow bag, n. [Cf. arrow-cace Arrow,n. b.] A quiver. 1504 Treas. Acc. II. 441.
For ane arow bag of ane brok skin
1542 Acts & Decr. I. 141.
Ane hand bow, arrow bag, and caver with arrowis
1651 Wemyss Corr. 95.
Thre schore [= score] … clad in Heland wed vith bowis, arraw bagis, and long gunnis
1667 Highland P. II. 44.
Putting hir arrow bagg on the end of his bow
fig. 1569-73 Bann. Memor. 86.
Ȝe sall reid … that ȝe may judge out of what arrow-bag sic arrowes are shott

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