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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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NESHESSITY, n. Sc. form of necessity. See P.L.D. § 67.Sc. 1816 Scott O. Mortality viii.:
Troth, stir, just what gars the auld wives trot — neshessity, stir.

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