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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).

Stommager, Stammager, Stam(m)inger, n. Also: stoemenger, -meingor, stoeimeingor, stoimeinger, stoemger. [Late ME and e.m.E. stomager (1450), stomachere (c1450), stomacher (1535).] = Stomak n. 3. a stomacher. 1603 Treas. Acc. MS 227.
Four stommageris wrocht with gold and siluir for hir hienes vse
1632 14th Rep. Hist. MSS App. iii 235.
Ane blak sattin goun … with kirtill, sleives and stammager of the same conforme
c1632 Tailor's Acc. Bk. B 28b.
c1632 Tailor's Acc. Bk. B 28b.
c1632 Tailor's Acc. Bk. B 29.
Ane govne dowblet & stoemger
1633 Tailor's Acc. Bk. B 30.
To cover the back stoimeinger and paitlet of the govne v quarteris of camlet
1636 Edinb. Test. LVII 257b.
Ane blak satene gowne with carnatioun skirt and stammager
c1640 Tailor's Acc. Bk. B 43b.
For ane buistis to the stoemenger, iij s.
1647 Edinb. Test. LXIII 6.
Ane goune ane skirt ane stamminger with ane lan ruff and ane velvot busk
1648 Thanes of Cawdor 307.
A pair of whalbone bodys and a staminger
1687 Montgomery Mem. 339.
Ane staminger for a woman's goun

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