A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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(Lod-,) Loading, vbl. n. [e.m.E. loading, lodynge (1494), f. lode, load v. (1495): cf. Ladin(g.] A load; esp. a boat-load, cargo. — 1591 Moysie Mem. 91.
To ryse in armes with tuentie dayis loading 1667 Edinb. Test. LXXII. 252.
Ane thrid pairt of Johne Hutchesones veshellis loading of salt which wes loadned be Thomas and Robert Whytts 1669 Rothesay B. Rec. 168.
All thais who hes boatis within this brughe to bringe ane boat loading of stanes to the bey 1633 (1711) Sibbald's Orkn. & Shetl. 78.
Many ships loading of cod and ling are taken there
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