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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Lowage, n. [F. louage hire.] Hous of lowage, a house customarily available for temporary or short-term let to visitors. (Cf. OF. maison à louage.) — 1578 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 89.
Because the said hous hes euir bene ane hous of lowage rady to serue euery honest man for payment, in respect of the said lord chancellaris auctorite … they ordane the saidis wilfull possessouris to be removit

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