A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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Arrage, Arriage, n. Also: arage, arrege, ar(r)eage, areadge, ariage. [Reduced form of Average n. The forms in -iage are due to the influence of carriage. See also Harrage.] = Average n.(a) 1503 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. I. 74.
Thar arrages and carages and ale uther deuyteis 1507 Treas. Acc. III. 416.
The arrege of David Betoun renuncit be the Kingis lettrez 1539 Reg. Privy S. II. 470/2.
With all malis, fermes … sawing and schering in hervist, areage, careage [etc.] 1549 Compl. 125/4.
I am maid ane slaue … to ryn and rashe in arrage and carraige 1586 Reg. Privy C. IV. 62.
The arreage, carreage, and service of the personis forsaidis pertenis to her 1600 Misc. Spald. C. IV. 286.
With seruice, areadge, and careaidge wsitt and wount(b) 1552 Reg. Episc. Aberd. I. 456.
With ariage, karyage and vder dew service 1593 Acts IV. 33/2.
The few fermes … arriagis, careagis … of the landis of Glencorkie 1638 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II. 441.
The yearly payment … for arriage, carriage and bondage of the lands abovewrittin
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