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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Bonage, n. [f. Bone sb.1 In e.m.E. (1610) as boonage, in later Sc. (1791) bonnage.] Service rendered by a tenant. Also attrib. with grottis. 1456 Misc. Bann. C. III. 99.
I … leyf to my said Lord … xl pundis of the bonage grottis at the Abbot of Fern has of myn
1475 Reg. Cupar A. I. 203.
Payand to ws ȝerly x pundis … alanyrly for male and al chargis, bonage or caryage
1565 (1586) Reg. Great S. 304/1.
Lie bonage, viz. … 1 ½ day wark in snedding with ane hors, togidder with 3 dayis wark in scheiring

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