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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Bag-irnis, -hirnys, n. [Bag n., Irne n.] The metal mountings of a bag. — 1474 Treas. Acc. I. 28.
j pare of bag hirnys to the king
1493 Halyb. 39.
Paid for vj bag irnis to hym
1496 Treas. Acc. I. 270.
To thre men that fand the bag irnis of gold

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