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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

(Waygaing,) Wagaeing, Waygo(e)ing, vbl. n. [Wa(y adv. and Gaing vbl. n.] = Way ganging vbl. n.(a) 1589–1600 Skipper's Acc. (Morton) 62a.
I mad my count at her wagaeing our the water
(b) 1628 M. Works Acc. (ed.) II 217.
To Johne Lyndesay at his way going xii s.
1629 S. Leith Rec. 17/1.
To confer with Mr. James Fairlie about his way going quhither he be myndit or not to remove
1633 Johnston Diary I 98.
Coming hoome … my saule blissed God al the way for his goodnes to me in this comunion conforme to my voue befor my waygoing
1644 Edinb. B. Rec. VIII 400.
At his waygoeing to Ingland
1644 Dunkeld Presb. I 82.
Mr. George Halyburtoun (although nominat by the Colonell before his way-going … ) hes delayed and differred his journey
1651 Laing MSS 259.
You did forbear to go to him att your way goeing & stayed not then a quarter of an hour

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