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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Law, n.3 ? An (underwater) mound, a sand-bank (Law n.2) or ? a place where the water is low, a shallow (Law a.). — 1674 Glasg. B. Rec. III. 180.
For setting wp of thrie pearches wpon the thrie lawes betwixt Newport and Greinock

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