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

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Batter, v.2 [f. e.m.E. batter, ME. batour, batowre paste.] tr. To stick or fasten, as with paste. On guid papir, … nocht batterred with uthir paper; Bisset I. 126/28.
The present act to be printed, and ane coppie thairof … battered on the kirk-wall, to be read by every persone; 1640 Kirkcudbright Min. Bk. 55.
For cutting, battering, and guilding 94 sheet of theses; 1659–61 Aberd. Univ. Rec. 605.
Ane double of it wes battered upon the weighhouse; 1680 Lauderdale P. III. 209.
Sheets battered togither; 1696 Acts X. 59/1.

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