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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Mortage, var. (? erron.) of Mortgage n. — c1575 Balfour Pract. 196.
Mortage or deid wad is that quhair of the fruitis and rentis takin up in the mean time be the creditour, quytis not nor payis not the sowme in all nor in part, for the quhilk the wad wes gevin be the debtour

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