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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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(Montit,) Montyt, -ed, Muntid, -ed, Mounted, ppl. a. [e.m.E. mounted (1582).] a. Of cannon: Fitted with the stock or carriage. b. Of manufactured articles: Fitted out with necessary appurtenances. c. Of a mounted soldier and/or his horse: Equipped. d. Also monted cloath.a. 1568 Inv. in Moray Mun. (Darnaway) Box 2.
ij pyecis of ordinance viz falconis the ane montyt the vther vnmontyt
1639 Baillie I. 211.
Our hill was garnished … with our mounted canon
b. 1600 Dunferm. Hammermen 12.
[The armourer's essay was] ane mounted braidsword, sufficiently wrought
1644 Acts VI. (1819) 152/1.
Hangins, tapestrie, mounted-beds [etc.]
1661 Edinb. Test. LXX. 38 b.
Ane munted pleu ghe
1666 Misc. Maitl. C. II. 539.
For a paire of mounted gloves with ribbanes and knotis suitable
c. 1651 Boyd Fam. P. No. 198 (7 July).
Ane compleitt muntid horss and man according to the ordour of the estetts with fiftine pund of levi muni
d. 1659 Craven Ch. in Orkney II. 198.
Seaven ells ane half quarter monted cloath

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