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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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(Birn-), Byrne wode, n. [f. Birn v. Cf. Burn wode.] Wood for burning. — 1512 Treas. Acc. IV. 281.
For cutting of sevin skoire tuelf laid byrne wode

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