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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Attachment, n. Also: atachement. [e.m.E. attachement (1521), attachment, F. attachement. Cf. Attechement.] = Attachiament. 14.. Acts I. 74/2.
That the attaychouris thruch occasioun of the making of thar attachmentis na thing of the gudis … sal ber away
1476 Peebles B. Rec. 179.
The said Andro callit thrys and nocht enterit, than the seriand … prufit his atachement
1520 Fife Sheriff Ct. 189.
James Kynnynmontht allegeit that … he aucht nocht to ansuere … to na maner of attachment maid upone him
1609 Skene Reg. Maj. ii. 14 b.
They quha makes the attachment, sould nocht … carie away, be reason of their attachment, anie gudes or geir

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