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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Platting, vbl. n.2 [Plat v.3] (The, an) arrangement for distribution and supply of churches within a region or the country as a whole, or for the supply of ministers and provision of stipends. = Plat n.3 3 and 4. — 1581 Edgar Old Church Life II. 281.
[The Assembly approved a] platting of the kirks gine in to them in rows
1589 Lothian and Tweeddale Synod 7.
According to the ordour observit in assembleis quhen the platting of ministeris and reidaris stipendis ar in hand

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