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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Nok, Nock, late south-west Sc.varr. of Knok n.1 (a clock). — 1635 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. II. 521.
xv s. for ane sillar nok
1643 Dumfries Treas. Acc. MS. 10.
For leid and towis to the nocks
Ib. 12.
For iron to the nocks

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