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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Chargeour, n.2 [Charge v.] An appliance for charging a gun. 1496 Treas. Acc. I. 293.
ij dowbil platis of quhit irne to be gun chargeouris; iiij syngill platis to be chargeouris
1506 Ib. III. 142.
For v quhit platis of irn to be chargeouris
1532 Ib. VI. 155.
Deliverit to Hanis Cunnynghame, and Peris, gunnaris, v chargeouris for falconis
1548 Ib. IX. 188.
For carage of certane chargeoures and moppettis furth of Leith
attrib. 1505 Ib. III. 142.
For thre chargeouris schaftis

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