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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

(Wod hag,) Wode hage, Woodhag, n. [Wod(e n. and Hag n. c.] a. The right to cut wood. b. Wood set aside for cutting. —a. 1569 (1579–80) Reg. Great S. 811/1.
Cum … lapicidiis, silvis, nemoribus cum lie wode hage
1569 Crosraguel Chart. I 195.
Cum earundem silvis et nemoribus cum lie wodhag
b. 1682 Kirkcudbr. Test. (Reg. H.) 22 Dec.
[Due] to James Clark and Alexander Sinclair [for] woodhags in Torrwood £4

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