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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Green Table, n. [Grene a. 2.] One of the four boards of delegates from the Covenanters, who ruled Scotland in the period 1638–41. — c1650 Spalding I. 119.
He took also with him to the Grein Table, the marquess' boy … with ane other called Gordon … for alleadged saying they would shoot Felt Leslie
?c1675 J. Gordon Hist. 22.
It was they who … wer knowne under the name of the Tables, or mor commonly the Greene Tables

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