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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Aboun-writtin, p.p. [Cf. Abone-writtin.] Above-written. 1472 Lennox Mun. 84.
The victale, money, or martis aboune writtin
Ib. 92.
All … thyr thyngis abown wryttyn
1485 Liber Coll. Glasg. 197.
The annuell rentis aboune wrytyn
1520 Dunferm. B. Rec. 287.
This presep aboune vritin
1545 Reg. Cupar Abbey II. 38.
The said Jhonis aris aboune writing
1595–6 Frasers of Philorth 247.
Thair airis maill abounvrettin

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