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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Baiknage, n. [e.m.E. beconage (1607).] A due paid for the maintenance of beacons. — 1632 Reg. Great S. 657/1 (grant to Burntisland).
Cum potestate … lie baiknageis et custumas percipiendi

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