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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Rag-pomp, n. (Cf. 18th c. Eng. rag ‘perh. a chain pump, worked by a rag-wheel, sometimes called a rag-and-chain pump’ (1747). The second element is Pomp n.2 See also Rak-pomp. Cf. Rag-wheel.) — 1608 Hilderstoun Silver Mines I 78.
Ane chenȝie for ane rag pomp

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