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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Regment, Reagment, Raigment, Ragment, n. [Shortened f. Regiment n.] = Regiment n. 1 and 7. Also attrib. 1569 Bk. Univ. Kirk I 151.
Ȝe are not ignorant … quhat hes bein the estate of the kirk of God … both before we accepted the burdein of regment and sensyne
a1603 Anc. Prophecies 16.
An ragment of ratches rewled right
1650 Misc. 3 Spald. C. II 209.
Sevane horss that was coft to Patreck quhen they went to the raigment
1678 Edinb. B. Rec. X 431.
Ane reagment of colleras for the melicha of the good toun of Edinburgh
1685 New Mills Manuf. 100.
For … milneing and dyeing of Galloways for Marr's regment
1644 Army of the Covenant II 305.
Hew Gawn regment scriver

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