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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

(Wegging,) Waging, Wadgeing, Vadgeing, vbl. n. [17th c. Eng. wedging (1678).] The action of fixing or fastening with or as with a wedge; to repair by filling a gap with materials. — 1625 M. Works Acc. (ed.) II 177.
For mending and wadgeing the rest of the ledderis
1645–6 Aberd. Shore Wk. Acc. 298.
Mending and waging of the bulwark
1663 Kirkcaldy B. Rec. 178.
The present breache of the new harbour to be repaired … by vadgeing of the samen or uther wayes as sall be thought maist expedient and ordaines stones to be win to that effect

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