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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Domage, Dommage, n. Also: domaig(e. [Late ME. and e.m.E. dom(m)age, OF. domage, dommage, var. of damage.] = Damage n.(a) 1549 Compl. 5/23.
Vitht-out domage, slauchtir, or hayrschip … amang the pepil
Ib. 165/23.
The quhilk … discord hes dune mair domage in ȝour cuntre nor [etc.]
1570 Leslie 91.
I will returne at my plesour to your domage
1589 Reg. Privy C. IV. 419.
To gett the possessioun of the said James landis … , to the grite appeirand wrake and domage of the said James
1606 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 57.
Quhatsumewir domage, hurt, or skaith sal be done to the saidis fugitiues
1622-6 Bisset II. 257/32.
The maister [of the ship] is bundin for redrese of all the domaige of the merchandis guidis
1635 Grant Chart. 340.
That the maister of the ground … caus restore the goods to the awners, with the interest and domage
(b) 1549 Compl. 88/19.
Than kyng Darius may eysily conqueis Greice, vitht litil dommage to his cuntrey
1578 Conv. Burghs I. 63.
That nane … of thame sall suffer ony dommage, hurt, or evill intertenement
1588 King Cat. f. 40.
Thocht the dommage that can cum thairthrow be neuer so lycht
1622-6 Bisset III. 223/20.
Quhat dommage oure freindis or alyance gettis suld be refounded be the admirall

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