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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Rochell(e, -aell, attrib. Also: Rat(s)chell. [f. the French place name (La) Rochelle.] Produced in, or exported from, La Rochelle. — 1562–3 Treas. Acc. XI 244.
For selling of Burdeaulx and Rochelle wynis incontrar the actis
1609 Arch. Scot. IV 393.
Tua lastis of greit Rochell salt
1616 Dundee Shipping L. 276.
Rochaell salt

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