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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Crimpson(e, variant of crimson (cf. Simpson, etc.). — 1634 Buccleuch Mun. I. 264.
A horsse with a foote mantle in crimpsone weluet
1657 Balfour Annals IV. 16.
A scarlet coat … lined with crimpson tafta
1661 Aberd. B. Rec. IV. 1196.
Ane coffin to be coverit with ane reid crimpsone velvet cloth

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