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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Aland, adv. Also: alande, alland. [e.m.E. (1582) in the same sense, and earlier in ME. See also Up aland.] On dry land; on shore. —1570 Leslie 229 (setting alande ony victuallis). a1578 Pitsc. II. 118/26 (thay that come aland of thair schippis). 1600 Crim. Trials II. 285 (for thair saif recayving a land).

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