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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dison(e, variant of Dusane (dozen). Cf. Disson(e. — 1618 Linlithgow Pal. 344.
For rowing 8 disone waidges
1649 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 781.
Ten dison of linnen and dornick servets, pryce of ilk dison tuelff pund. Four dison of round servets
1690 Newport Glasgow Customs, MS. 16.
Tuentie one disone of catischismes

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