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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Beif-pot, Bef-pot, n. [Late ME. beefe potte (1480).] A pot for beef. 1567 Bamff Chart. 71.
Ane greit beif pot
1584 Edinb. Test. XIII. 191 b.
Ane beif pot, ane kaill pot
1585 Prot. Bk. W. Cumming 75.
Ane bef pot, ane skink pot
1593 Edinb. Test. XXV. 288.
Beif pot, kaill pot

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