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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Kaming-stok, -stock, n. Also: kame(i)n(g)-, -ying-, keaming-. [Cf. Keming-stock.] A support to which carding- or rippling-combs were fixed. (Cf. kame-stok, Kame n. 2 b, and Kard(e n.1) — 1522 Dunferm. B. Rec. I. 209.
Ane pair of voll kamys, ane kamenstok
1533 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 451.
Ane pair of woll camis, ane pair of cardis, ane kameing [pr. kamery] stok
1569 Edinb. Test. 330.
Ane kamying stok, ane rypling came
a1568 Jok & Jynny in Watson's Coll. iii. 47.
A keam but and a keaming stock

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