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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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INGIVE, v. To hand in or lodge (a document) formally for recording, registration or the like. Hence ingiver, n., one who does this. For Sc. form see Ingie, v.Sc. 1706 Minutes of Parliament (30 Nov.):
That Inquiry shall be made who has been the Printer and Ingiver of the said scurrilous Paper, and that the Print be Burnt by the hand of the Hangman.
Fif. 1738 D. Beveridge Culross (1885) II. 126:
To acquaint him of the session's intention, to the end he may prevent the ingiving the bill.
Sc. 1814 J. Sinclair Agric. Scot. App. I. 195–6:
In place of making up the record from the minute-book, the minute-book was a mere index prepared from the record, and consequently the evidence of the subscription of keeper and ingiver, were supplied by the ex post facto operations of the keeper and his own clerk.
Sc. 1868 Act 31 & 32 Vict. c.101 § 80:
Resignation shall be held to be duly made . . . by the ingiving of the note applying for the charter.

[O.Sc. ingever, one who hands in (a document), from 1561, ingiving, 1569.]

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