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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Quippage, n. [Aphetic f. Equipage.] a. A company of attendants etc. = Equipage n. 2. b. Appar., a company or fleet of ships. — 1594 Orkney & Shetl. Rec. I 217.
They nor thair quippage sall do … na kynd of wrang … [by] … slaying of scheip [etc.]
1619 Garden Elphinstoun 1595.
This quippage and sea-force From England heir send northe

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