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Beknage, n. [e.m.E. beconage (1607).] Toll for the maintenance of beacons. — 1602 Conv. Burghs II. 134.
The schip sall haue the iust thrid … , and that hir pairt be fre of all things, reserwand hir ankerage and beknage

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