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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Herieth, n. [ME. heriet. See etym. note to Hereȝelde.] Heriot. — 14.. Leg. Q. Burg. xvii. in 14.. Acts I. 24/1.
Et sciendum est quod infra burgum non debet exaudiri blodewit nec styngisdynt nec merchet nec herieth [transl. hereȝelde]

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