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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FRUNTER, Fronter, n. s.Sc. variant of Thrunter, q.v., a female sheep between the third and fourth shearing (Sc. 1807 Trans. Highl. Soc. 529; Rxb. 1825 Jam., c.1840 Watson W.-B.). See F, 1.

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