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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Inhabit, p.p.1 Also: -ite. [ME. enhabit p.p. (c 1374).] Inhabited, occupied. 1505 Edinb. B. Rec. I. 105.
To tak of euery … chalmer of ilk foirland planist and inhabite … 1 d.
1531 Bell. Boece I. xxi.
He fand the samin [isles] waist and nocht inhabit
c 1590 Skene Celtic Scotl. III. 428.
Small ilands … , we omitt the samyn quhill thai be better inhabite
Ib. 431.
Colsmon … quhairin is na inhabite nor manurit land
1609 Skene Reg. Maj. i. 122.
Qvhen ane man is made ane new burges haueand na land inhabit

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