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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Byrunnyn, p.p. and ppl. a. Also: byrunin. [By adv. 2 b. Cf. Byrun and Byrinnin.]

1. = Byrun 1. 1470 Liber Aberbr. 162.
Thretty pvndis … for the anwellis that is byrunnyn of my fader landis
1474 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 32.
Because … the tyme of his chesing was sa lang byrunnyn, it is ordanit [etc.]
1513 Doug. v. xi. 54.
Sen the fal of Troy … Byrunnyn is the sevynt symmyr

b. = Byrun 1 b. 1470 Liber Aberbr. 162.
Neuir to mak questioun … to the payment of the said anwellis … by runnyn
1491 Ayr Fr. Preach. Chart. 62.
Gef at it sall happin the yeirly annuell … to be unpait at thre termes immediatly byrunnyn togidder
1522 Fife Sheriff Ct. 263.
Mailes … aucht … to the said Adame for the termes byrunnyn

2. = Byrun 2. 1501 Acta Conc. MS. XI. 120 b.
The byrunnyn malis, fermez, proffittis & dewiteis of the saidis landis
1520 Stirling B. Rec. I. 4.
To cum … and pay the said chaplan the by runnyn annalis
1530 Grant Chart. 268.
To get the said Iames ane sufficient discharge … of the byrunnyn malis
1532 Treas. Acc. VI. 105.
To heir the propirtie of the haill erledome of Craufurde reasesit in the Kingis handis for the by runin nonentres
1566 Glasgow Prot. III. 85.
All byrunnyn annuellis that happynis to be awchtande the tyme of the redemptioune

Byrunnyn p.p., ppl. adj.

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