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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dry burrow, n. Also: borrow, burgh. [Dry a. 1.]

A burgh not on the sea-coast. 1555 Acts II. 498/1.
All commoun hie gaittis fra fre dry burrowis to the portis and hauinnis adjacent
1587 Conv. Burghs I. 235.
Thatt att the making … of the said roll thair be ane equall nomber of dry and sea burrowis
1674 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. IV. 239.
All common highgates frae the dry borrowes to the ports and havens nixt adjacent
1690 Conv. Burghs IV. 121.
Dry burghs whoe hes noe export of staple goods

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