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Land-meither, n. [Methe v. to bound, mark the boundaries of.] One who settles boundaries. = Landimer(e n. 2. — 1659 Glasgow B. Rec. II. 423.
To … lay the calsay in the lone at St. Mungowes Trie … as was desired be the land meithers at the last sighting of the marches

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