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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hand-milstane, n. [Mil(n)stane n.] A hand-mill, a quern. — 14.. Acts I. 59/2.
Gif the myl beis brokin … the millar … sal mak convencioun wyth the millaris of the corn and the multer. And rycht sua of the hand milstanes [L. de molis manualibus]

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