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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hakbusch, n. Also: hac-, haik-, haukbusch, hakbus. [Late ME. hak(e)buss, hakbush (1484), M.Flem. hake-, haccbus.] = Hakbut n. 1513 Treas. Acc. IV. 511.
For oily to the hakbuschis
Ib. 519.
To furneis iiij cartis with xvj barrellis powder and haukbuschis
1515 Ib. V. 15.
Four gret eschin treis to mak trestis for hacbuschis
1516 Ib. 13.
To Hannis, gunnar, … to ryd to Stirling … for hakbussis and stanis
1539 Ib. VII. 257.
For certane halkbuschis and furnesing thairto

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