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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Kildekin, n. [Cf. MDu. kindekijn and e.m.E. kilderkin.] A keg or small barrel. = Kinkin n. — 1599 Wedderb. Compt Bk. 44.
Sauld … 3 kildekins feggis for 4 the pece

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