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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Larder, Lairder, n. [ME. larder (c 1305), (-ere, -re, -ar), e.m.E. larder, AF. larder, OF. lardier, med. L. lardarium, -erium, -ria. The usual Sc. word is Lardener, Ladinar.] A larder or store-room for meat. — 1508 Rentale Dunkeld. MS. 61.
De quibus allocatur compotanti pro emptione septemdecim lie carcagis boum ad larder Tullelum
1644 Hume Douglas 28.
This cellar is called yet the Douglas lairder

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