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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Met-wand, n. [Late ME. (Prompt. Parv.) and e.m.E. metwand(e, e.m.E. meat-, meet-, mete-wand.] A measuring rod. — 1512 Alloway Baron Ct. 28 Apr.
The wrangus away taking fra the ewinaris of the met wand
1597 Skene Verb. S. s.v. Particata.
The lineall fall is ane metwand, rod or raip of sex elnes lang quhair be length and bredth are seuerally met

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