A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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(Gage,) Gadge, v.2 [ME. gage (c 1420), gauge, gawger, ONF. gauger.] tr. To gauge. — 1600 Crim. Trials II. 194.
James Adamesone … being in his awin clos gadgeing ane salmond barrell, to mak ane missour thairof to wther barrellis
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