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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Malaga, Mal(la)goe, Mal(l)igo. [e.m.E. maligo (1608), mallego.] Malaga (wine, sack). — 1612 Bk. Rates (Halyb.) 335.
1624 Edinb. Test. LII. 256.
Ane littill barrell malligo wyne
1640 Maxwell Mem. II. 276.
If thare bee good seke, canaree or malgoe cum in
1661 Edinb. Test. LXX. 155.
Maligo seck
1667 Edinb. B. Rec. X. 26. 1672 Leith Customs 1.
12 pipes of mallagoe nett [£1 10s.]
1679 Haddington Mem. I. 230.

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