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Saw-miln, n. Also: -milne, -mylne. [e.m.E. sawe-mylle (1553); Saw n.3 and Miln n.] A sawmill. — 1661 Retours I Inq. Spec. Inverness (87).
Cum molendino granario et sawmylne
1671 Inverness Rec. II 246.
Iff any persone desyr to have the libertie of ane saw milne abow the samen he sall be licencied to suplicat for the samen
1695 Acts IX 490/2.
That there be an saw miln erected in some considerable port or harbour

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