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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Bouthous, n. [f. Bout v. Cf. e.m.E. boultynge house (1532).] A house in which flour is bolted. 1582 Edinb. Test. XI. 346.
In the bouthous foure laid of malt extending to viij bollis flour
1590 Ib. XXII. 161 b.
In the buytht and bouthous xvj bollis of flour
1606 Ib. XLII. 55 b.
In the bouthous thrie laid ry meill
1698 Ib. LXXX. 271.
The … matterialls in the baik house and bout house being valued … to xxx lb. … scotts

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