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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Abone -, Abune-writtin, p.p. [The most usual combination of the adv.; see Abone,prep. and adv. 7, and cf. Abounwrittin.] Above-written. 1456 Wemyss Chart. 74.
Al the forsaid … apuntmentis abun vyrtyn
1471 Acta Aud. 22/2.
The personis abone writin
1485 Liber Coll. Glasgow 198.
Witht brede ande chese to the collacioune abwnne wryttyne
1506 Lennox Mun. 180.
The … condisionis in thir present endentowris abone virtyne
1521 Reg. Cupar Abbey I. 318.
Day and place abwne wrytyn
1553 Carte Northberwic 67.
For the gratitudis abone vrittyng
1585 James VI Ess. 59.
The first lyne keips the reule abone written
1626 Black Bk. Taymouth 383.
Slauchter of the said Patrick McNabe abonewrittine
1660 Montgomery Mem. 324.
Nothwithstanding of the abonewrittin oblishment abovespecifeit
1682 Irvine Mun. II. 282.
Conform to the abonewreten presep

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