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

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Salineer(e, Salyneere, Sallineor. [? f. L. salīnus, f. sal salt: cf. OF salinière (1252 in Larousse) place where salt is made.] Salineer(e stone, stane, a kind of small stone or grit, said, in accounts of exploration for gold, to occur in conjunction with gold. — Saxeere stones, … calamineere stones [and] salineere stones as small as the mustard seede, and some like meall; and the sappar stone in lumps; 15.. M. Napier Mem. J. Napier 234.
Stevin Aitkinsoun, Englishman … sall mak ane new searche, tryall and discoverie of the mynes, seames and minerallis in Crafurde Mure with the saxeere the calumyneere and the salyneere stanes; 1616 Reg. Privy C. X 531.
Sallineor; 16.. Macfarlane's Geog. Coll. III 31.
All the last gold of Scotland … mingled with the sappar, calaminar, saxere and salineer stones, was gotten at Short-cleuch-braes; Ib. 38.

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