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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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*(Irne-,) Yrne-miln, -mylne, n. A smeltery for iron. — 1608 Melrose P. I. 61.
As we vndirstand thair is not ane irne mylne within this cuntrey and the litle quantitie of irne that is maid heir is only wroght with scroggis [etc.]
1609 Acts IV. 408/2.

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