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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Parplait, -plat, n. [Irreg. or erron. alteration of Patelat n., occurring only in Treas. Acc. 1511–2.] A partlet. — 1511 Treas. Acc. IV. 192.
To be the King ane schamvart and ane gret parplait vij elnis and half ane quartar gray sandre
Ib. 220.
To be hir ane parplait … j quartar weluus
1511–2 Ib. 222.
Holland claith for curcheis sarkis and parplatis
1512 Ib. 215; etc.

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