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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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(Pacht,) Paght, n. [MDu. and Du. pacht contract, lease, rent, tribute, tax.] Duty (on, of goods). — a 1709 Nimmo Narr. 84.
Having been advised that the paght or customes of good was dear [etc.]

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