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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Leith-wynd-hois, n. [Hose n.; Wynd n.] Hose made in Leith Wynd or of Leith Wynd cloth (presumably by the beadsmen in Trinity Hospital at the foot of Leith Wynd where a woollen manufactory was established by Edinburgh Town Council in 1619: see Edinb. B. Rec. VI. 198 f.). — 1621 Reg. Great S. 45/1.
Sigillatores quorumcunque lie stuffis &c. (exceptis lie Leith-wynd-hois) infra dict. burgum et villam confectorum

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