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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

*Average, n.2 Also: aviradge. = Avarage, Avareis. — c 1638 Tract. Leg. Naval. 64.
Average is for all expensis ane shipe comes to, whereof the maister and goodes peyes a twopairt, and the shipe the third
1689 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. XIII. 438.
The great boat that went to Stirling, of aviradge, pilotadge and fraught

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