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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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(Quarter-mes,) Quarter-mease, n. [Mes n.2 1 d.] A small dish. — 1640 Aberd. B. Rec. III 218.
That John Lindsay, tinclar, had stollen a siluer quarter mease out of the Earle Marshellis place

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