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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Harsit, var. of Hairst n. (harvest). — 1511 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. I. 104.
To pay … half ane boll of malt … ane day in harsit
1535 Dunferm. Reg. I. 32.
In harsit last was

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