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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hame-bring, v. [Hame adv. 2, after Hame-bringing vbl. n.] tr. To fetch from a distance or from abroad, to import. — 1580 Inverness Rec. I. 274.
For stenting of horses to hame bring the commoun stanes, … for reparatioun of the port on the brig
1596 Dalr. II. 193/2.
He hes hame-brocht syluer, suddartis, and vther necessairs in the weiris
1599 Glasgow B. Rec. I. 190.
To delyver and hamebring … to the towne mylne ane sufficient mylnestane

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