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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Plate, Plaite, n.3 (Ryell of plaite, plate ryell, = Span. real de plata the eighth part of a piastre or Spanish dollar (OED.).) — 1622 Mar & Kellie MSS. Suppl. 143.
A chist full of ryells of plaite
1652 Edinb. Surgeons 241.
Ane plate ryell and ane coper shilling

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