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Land-court, n. [Land n.1 9 b.] In Dunfermline: The court of the rural division of the regality as opposed to the burgh court: cf. Land-bailȝe. — 1573 Dunferm. B. Rec. II. 4.
William Kent … was replegit to the land courtt and David Hutcheoun sovertye for his intre

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