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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Poindage, n. [Cf. e.m.E. pondage (1554), poundage (1660); f. Poind v. 1.] The right of impounding trespassing cattle; the fine payable for their release. = Parcage n.1576 Reg. Privy C. II 523 (see Parcage n.). Ib. 524.
That in caise the keparis of the cattell sa dispasturing the ground of the opposit realme … will not permit the awnar of the ground … to use the ordour of parcage or poindage … bot will mak let [etc.] … aganis the poinding or keping of the said cattell untill thay be redemit be paying of the poindage

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