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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Plew. ? Irreg. var. of, or ? erron. for, Pley n. 1. — 1487 Acts II. 177/2.
That all … plewis movit betuix quhatsumeuer partiis be determytt … befor the juge [sic in pr.] ordinaris

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