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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Flagging, vbl. n. [f. Flag v.] Laying with flagstones. — 1530 M. Works Acc. i. 46 b.
Wynning of pend & flaggis … & for the passagis flaggyn
1552–3 Edinb. Old Acc. I. 75.
Gevin to David Weir for the flagging of the syre at the West Port

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