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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Kill-sted,) Kilsted, n. Also: kyll-sted, kill-staid, kilsteid. [Kill n.1 3; cf. also kilnestad(e, Kiln n. b.] The piece of ground occupied by or attached to a kiln. (Cf. Killcroft.) — 1492 Dunferm. B. Rec. I. 42.
The hail communite has consentit at the request of the lard of Rossitht to set a kyll sted befor his hous
1515 Selkirk B. Ct. fol. 40.
Necnon certarum terrarum jacentium in parte posteriori, videlicet, le teind bernȝard et le kilsted
1550 Glasgow Prot. I. 13.
[A] kilsteid [lying in the said street]
1563 Kirkcaldy B. Rec. 67.
His kill and kill staid biggit in the Kirk Wynd
1642 Rothesay B. Rec. 960.
The kilsted betuixt the foot of Fauldmoir and the Bairnes Castle iiij d.
1653 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. II. 941.

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