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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Logie, Logy, n. [Origin uncertain: Gael. logan, lagan, dimin. of lag a hollow, cavity or pit, has been suggested (SND, s.v. Logie n.).] = Killogie n. — 1570 Prot. Bk. J. Robeson MS. 110.
The biggit kill and logy thairof with ten futtis of grond and erth bewest the said kill that the samyn may haif sufficient air
1684 Cramond Kirk S. II. 7 Sept.
He was asked if she had come to him in the logie and spoken so to him as before
1688 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Deeds II. 334 (28 March).
[Tack of the] two malt killes of Cwltenespie and the peice of land lying betwixt the mikele kill logie and the litele kill dame with the stipfats wst and wont

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