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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).
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Wattir bailieschip, Watter bailyeschip, -baillieschip, n. [Wattir balȝe n.] = Wattir bailyery n. a. — 1555 Edinb. B. Rec. II 224.
That Patrik Barroun … intendis to resigne … his office of watter bailyeschip
1556 Edinb. B. Rec. II 244.
1665 Irvine Mun. II 168.
The watter baillieschip … eftir publict ropeing, is sett to James Johnestoune

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