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Intré, n. Also: interé, intrie, and Intery. [Var. of Entré n. Only in Sc. use.] Entry, entrance. 1463 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 362.
To be haldin … the forsaide landys … with fre intre and vsche
1475 Lennox Mun. 104.
To be haldyn … with fre yscha and intre in the commown
1481 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 463.
The said … sal haf fre intre and regres to the saide annuell togidder with the forsaid landis
1557 Reg. Dunferm. 400.
To pay … ȝeirlie … twelf caponis to giddir witht hariage, careage, … and tua ȝeiris mele at the … intre of ylk air
1568 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 246.
Adam Foullertoun ... ressaueitt ... the sowme of four scoir pundis for lime, sand and stanis ... before thair [masounis] intere to the bigging of the town wall
1569 Inverness Rec. I. 173.
Being sleouthfull to craiff his intre at the townes handis for frustering and delaying of his dowbill intre
1573 Dunferm. B. Rec. II. 4.
William Kent … was replegit to the land courtt and David Hutcheoun sovertye for his intre
1611 Inverness Rec. II. 81.
Ather at the intrie or outpassinge of the vatter of the said leid
1620 Wedderb. Compt. Bk. 62.
W. Weymis intre to our seller takin for a yeir for [£4. 6. 8]

b. Intré silver = Entré silver. 1518 Fife Sheriff Ct. 104.
Dauid Balfour … had sett to the said Johnne Robertsone the tak … of the landis of Remelry … & had tane fra hyme v crounis of money for intre siluyre

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