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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Killcroft, n. Also: kyll- and -croaft. [Kill n.1 3.] A croft attached to a kiln. = Kill-sted n. — 1471 Cart. S. Nich. Aberd. 59 b.
De quodam crofto … vocato le kyll croft descendendo a le kyll
1590 Prot. Bk. T. Lindsay MS. 232.
His killcroft in Biggar, exceptand alwayes the kyll, kilbern and steipstanes, lyand betuix the landes of John Broun … and the comoun street
1642 Rothesay B. Rec. 952.
His kill croaft callit Croaft

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