A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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1. tr. To impose or collect custom on (goods). 1554 Edinb. B. Rec. II. 203.
Ane last hydis customit sall bring hame four vnce siluer Ib.
All vther merchandice that passis furth of the cuntre customit 1584 Conv. Burghs I. 193.
[Every] customer … ather [to] bring or send his customes, or at the leist sa mekill thairof as he salhappin to have customed 1587 Waus Corr. II. 401.
That … ye ernestlie solist the tollendar that he custome nane of these our schippis
2. To practise, make a habit of. 1603 Elgin Rec. II. 116.
William Tares forbidden to custome the doing of business on the Sabboth
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