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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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(Tronage,) Tronadge, n. [ME and e.m.E. tronage (a1325), AF tronage; Tron(e n.] A duty or fee levied for weighing goods. Also attrib. 1659 Rothesay B. Rec. 39.
Butter cheise or uther tronadge and customable guids salbe veighit be trone veight and pay tronadge thairfoir to the customer under the paine of fyve pounds
1660 Rothesay B. Rec. 287.
Fourscoir four merks for the customis great and small and tronadge fra Mertimes 1658 to Mertimes 1659

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