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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Car, a. [Later form of Ker a.] Left (hand or side). c1550 Rolland C. Venus i. 149.
In the car hand he bair … Ane golden ball
1584 Reg. Privy C. III. 689.
Robert King … hurt and woundit him … in his car hand and arme
1586 Edinb. Test. XVI. 126 b.
Ane suerde belt of blak weluet for the carhand
1588 Crim. Trials I. 163.
Scho gatt ane sair straik … quhilk tuke all the poistie of hir car syde fra hir

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