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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hagbusch, n. [e.m.E. hagbush (1539), MFlem. haegbusse, hagebus, incorrect varr. of haec-, hakebus Hakbus(ch n.]Hagbuten. — 1541 Treas. Acc. VII. 465.
For dichting of xxvij culveringis and hagbuschis
1542 Ib. VIII. 72.
For lxxxxix hagbusches deliverit to the munitioun hous

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