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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Mint-hous, n. Also: mynt(e)- and -house, -howse. [e.m.E. mint-house (1605).] The Mint; a mint. = Mint n.2, Cunȝehous n. — 1625 Acts V. 178/1.
The bulyeoun … to be putt to the myntehouse
1641 Ib. 431/2.
As generall of the mynthous
1649 Ib. VI. ii. 129/1.
To hold courts within his maiesties minthouse
1652 Ib. 798/1. 1660 Conv. Burghs III. 495. 1663 Lamont Diary 165. 1683 Lauder Notices Affairs I. 403.

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