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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cresom-stok, n. Also: cresum, cresoune, cressound. [e.m.E. cresom (16th c.), var. of crisom(e, crisum, etc. See Crisme and cf. Chrissum-stok.] A chrismatory. 1506 Treas. Acc. III. 178.
For ane manuale and ane cresome stok to the college
1520–1 Reg. Soltre 187.
Per empcionem unius le cresoune stok
1558–9 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 30.
Ane round eucharist of syluer … item, the cresum stok, weyand xxxix vnce
1560 Edinb. Old Acc. II. 91.
The cresum stike [sic] and ane rownd euchareist
1560 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 79.
The cressound stok being brokin

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