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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dok-, Dockmaill, -meall, n. [Dok n.2] Dock dues. — 1606 Glasgow Chart. II. 65.
Anchorage, … tunnage, dock maill, … or wther dewes
1611 Conv. Burghs II. 321.
Anchorages, dokmailles and other dewteis
1630 Reg. Great S. 528/2.
Lie schore-silver, dockmaill, grund-live, etc.
1700 Conv. Burghs IV. 308.
Tunnage, dockmeall … or other dews

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