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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

*Gaisthous, n. [Du. gasthuis. Cf. gaist Gast n.2] A hospital. — 1613 Aberd. Eccl. Rec. 80.
A fals testimoniall direct to thame out of Holland, testifeing the said George Jacksoun to haue bene depairtit this lyff in the gaisthous of Dort

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