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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Pinnage, n.2 [? f. Pin n.1 5. Cf. tunnage duty payable on tun of wine.] ? A duty on a cask of wine. = Primage n. c 1638 Tract. Leg. Naval. 63.
Pinnage or prymage … is ane dewtie dew to the poor and it maintaines them in the hospitall

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