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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Counȝe-, Counȝiehous. [Var. of Cunȝehous.] The mint. 1568 Sat. P. xlvi. 40.
Scho kareis nocht bot men and wyne, And bulȝoun to the counȝe-hous
1579 Acts III. 150/1.
The prices of gould and siluer to be brocht in to his Maiesties counȝehous
1603 Moysie 3.
The irenis of the counyiehous wes desyrit [from the Earl of Morton]

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