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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fathold, -hoill, n. [App. LG. *fatholt vat-wood.] (See quots.) — 1594 Reg. Privy C. V. 195.
A ship laidnit with knappald, wanscoitt, fathold wode, pype wode
1594 Ib. 196.
[1200] pece of fathoill wode, quhairof the grite pypis and drywairis ar maid

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