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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Gageing, Gadg(e)ing, vbl. n. [e.m.E. gaging (1570), ME. gawgynge (c 1440). Cf. Jadging vbl. n.] Gauging. Also attrib. with silver. — 1584 Acts III. 302/2.
The measure of salmound, hering and quheit fish, gageing, burning, and measuring thairof
1606 Conv. Burghs II. 221.
Exercising the office of gadgeing and sercherie without licence of the magistratis
1629 Reg. Privy C. 2 Ser. III. 217.
For gadging of herring
1641 Acts V. 627/2.
The tollis, customeis, … entreis silver, gadgeing silver … of quhatsumeuir schippis

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