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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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START, n.2 The side-posts of a box-cart morticed into the shafts and carrying the side-boards (Lnk. 1825 Jam.; Abd., Per., Gall. 1971).

[Mid.Eng. stert, start, handle, stalk, O.E. steort, tail.]

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"Start n.2". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 Jun 2024 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/start_n2>

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