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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cheseb, abbreviated variant of Chesabill. — 1501 Treas. Acc. II. 65.
Satin crammesy to be croces to chesebbes
1504 Ib. 293.
For lynyng clath to stent the cheseb on
1507 Ib. III. 293.
Ane cheseb and tunicales

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