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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Canage, n. [med. L. canagium, f. Cane n.1] A custom-duty paid as ‘cane’. 1327 Dundee Chart. Facs.]
[Quod liberi fuerint … de tholoneis, … panagiis, canagiis, lastagiis
14.. Acts I. 361/2.
There is aucht for a last of wol for canage, xviij d.
For the canage of a last of hydys xij d.
1597 Skene Verb. S. s.v. Canum.
Canage of wol or hyds is taken for the custome theirof

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