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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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(Onlay,) v. P.p. onlaid. [Lay v. 41 b.] tr. To impose. — 1688 Corshill Baron Ct. 179.
Johne Deans … persued ane arreistment onlaid in the handis of Alexander Nicoll … for four pond [etc.]

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