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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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*(Hak-,) Hack-stok, n. [ME. hacstok (1411), e.m.E. hackstock.] A chopping-block. = Hag-stoke. — 1633 Orkney Bishop Ct. 89 b.
Ȝe suld lay ȝour head vpoun ane hack stok. .giff [etc.]

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