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Lardenare-mart, Lardiner-, Lardnare-, Lairdner-mart(t, -mairt, n. Also: lardinar-, lardner-, leardiner- and -mert. [Lardener n. 3; Mart n. Cf. Lardnamart and Ladinar-mart.]

A mart for the larder: a fattened ox or cow killed and salted about Martinmas and stored as winter provisions. In the 17th c. comb. with -kow. Commonly as part of the rent of farm land. (1) Pro triginta septem martis vocatis lardenare martis; 1456 Exch. R. VI. 200.
1457 Ib. 349.
De xxxiiij martis dictis lardenaremartis receptis ab husbandis Galwidie; 1481 Ib. IX. 126.
In martis lardinar and fresch al the yere ixxx; c 1489 Liber Aberbr. 262.
The king has assignit to him … the malez … of the tounis of Lochmabane and Annand, with the lardnare mertis; 1511–12 Reg. Privy S. I. 362/2.
[Allocando de dicta summa 3 sol. pro avenis et partibus unius ly lardymart mart [sic]; 1552 Reg. Great S. 153/1.
Quintam partem et decimam unius ly lardymart mart; Ib.]
(2) comb. To Alexander McGimpsie … the merkland of Benbreck … for the payment of … 250 merkis with a lairdner mairt kow [etc ]; 1636 Galloway P. 25 March.
Ane lairdner martt kow; Ib. 15 Apr.
William Kirk officer hes uplifted the said kow as lardiner mart kow; 1672 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Processes No. 162.
Our lardiner mairt cow; 1678 Ib. No. 266.
The first payment to be at Mertimes nixt … with ane leardiner mart cow; 1686 Galloway P. 12 Apr.
[The said lardner mart kyne being such as were payable at Martinmas 1695; 1696 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Deeds II. 580 (4 Sept.).]

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