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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Payage, n. [OF. pay-, paiage, varr. of OF. and F. péage, e.m.E. peage (1563), payage.] Toll paid for passing through a place. — 1456 Hay I. 238/31.
For thai suld nouthir pay toll na teme, aucht na custume, na payage, quhill thai ar on thair voyage

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"Payage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 3 Dec 2023 <>



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