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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Onlowsit, -yt, p.p. [Lows v. 12 b. Cf. Onder-losyt.] Not redeemed from mortgage or arrestment. — 1536 Prot. Bk. M. Fleming 110 b.
Als lang as the land be onlowsyt
1558–9 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. I. 186.
The away takin of the saidis beir and aittis of the groundis … quhair thai war than standand under arreistment onlowsit

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