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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land-ferme, n. [Ferme n. 2.] Rent for land; also put for, land valued at the rent specified. — 1544 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 21.
Summa off land ferme … xviii scoir and xvi bollis of wittal
1558–9 Glasgow Dioc. Reg. I. 172.
Licence gevin to Agnes Wyll to brwk and jois vj s. viij d. land ferme in the west sid of Partik
1568 Ib. 187.
[He] is rentaillit … in vj s. viij d. land ferme

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