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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Lukit-,) Lwkit-pin, n. Also: (likit-pyn). [Cf. e.m.E. luket(te (1564–99) a window-casement, MF. luquet (1449), and Lokkat-naill.] A fastening nail or rivet for securing the metal-work of a window. — 1560–1 Edinb. Old Acc. II. 140.
viij thorttis to the eistmaist windo, … xij glas bandis [etc.] … , Item, ijc xx lwkit pinnis, weyand ij stane xij lib.; summa liij stane xv lib., ilk stane 13 s.
jc xx likit [sic] pynnis weyand ane stane halfe stane

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"Lwkit-pin n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 19 Jul 2024 <>



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