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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).

Stowa(d)ge, Stouage, n. [ME and e.m.E. stouwage (1390), stowage (a1513); Stow v.1] A customs duty levied on goods in respect of their being stowed on board ship or in a warehouse. — 1673 Leith Customs 42.
600 single trees £10 10 s. stowage £1
1681 Blackness Customs 38b.
Stowadge to the valu of fourty fyve punds Scotts
1698 Lanark B. Rec. 262.
Table of the customes … Ilk burges and inhabitants for payeing stouage, 4 d.

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