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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DAMNAGE, DAMNADGE, n. Damage.Sc. a.1714 in Earls of Crm. (ed. Fraser 1876) II. 497:
Huntly and adherents wer fyned to repay any damnadge they had done to any in this levy.
Lnk. 1707 Minutes J.P.s Lnk. (S.H.S. 1931) 6:
Ilk ane of them shall have the equivalent of the fee promised . . . or shall have liberty to pursue for his damnages as accords in the option of his master.

[O.Sc. damnage, from 1517, id., from Med.Lat. damnagium, variant of damagium (D.O.S.T.).]

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