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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

(Tuiche plate,) Twich plaith, n. [Tuich(e n., Tu(i)ch(e v. and Plate n.1] The metal plate containing the touch-hole of a cannon. — 1508 Treas. Acc. IV 122.
To Robert Selkyrk, cultellar, for vernesing of ane lang culveryn and gilting of the end of it and the twich plaith half fut lang, xlij s.

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