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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land-leve, n. [ME. (north.) landleve (c 1357), e.m.E. land-leave (1664–9).] Leave to vessels to make use of ground on shore; the duty payable for this. = Grund-leif(f n. 1. — 1594 Orkney & Sh. Rec. I. 219.
Ilk boitt … sall pay … twa dossone of keilling for thair land leve

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