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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Joising, Joysin(g, vbl. n. Also: -eing, -yng. [Cf. also Josing.] The possession or occupation (of lands, property or office).(a) 1467 Acta Aud. 8/1.
To cesse of all distrublance of the said Eufame in the joysing of the samyn
1480 Acta Conc. 51/2.
The wrangwis distrublance of the said Johne … in the broukin and joysing of his tak and maling
1622-6 Bisset I. 39.
In the joysing of these gudis
1677 Irvine Deeds 4 July.
In thair peaceable brooking, joysing and possessing of the said tenement
(b) 1493 Maxwell Mem. 204.
The pecepbil browken, joising and manwring of the saide landis
1562 Crim. Trials I. ii. 342.
In the peceable brouking, joising, vsing … the foirnemmit reuersionis

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