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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Avarage, n. [e.m.E. average (1502).] = Avareis n. — 1686 Reg. Deeds LIX. 138.
Ane hundreth pound … in name of fraucht … with avarage, towage [etc.]

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