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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Pagerie, n. Also: paig-, peag- and -orie, -rie. [Page n.1; e.m.E. pagery (1586).] The office or position of a page; service as a page. — 1562–3 Treas. Acc. XI. 238.
To Lawancht, page, removing fra his pagerie
1581 Ib. MS. 98 (2) b.
Having run out thair ȝeiris of paigorie & to await vpoun his hienes as gentilmen
1586 Ib. 123.
The saidis thre peages worne out of peagerie
1600 Ib. 80 b.
Passing out of paigrie
1618 Reg. Privy C. XI. 380.
Ony boy newlie enterit in service or paigerie

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