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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Flude-water, Fluid-watter, n. [mod. E. flood-water (1791).] Water of the sea or of a flood. — 1513 Doug. ix. ii. 86.
Thar schippys … That fast by jonyt to the wall was layd … In the flude water
1604 Aberd. Eccl. Rec. 39.
Helene Gib … past to the fluid besyd the Trinitie kirkȝard with ane chopin stoup and fillit the same full of the fluid watter

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