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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bark pot, n. Also: bark pott, poitt. [Bark n. 1] A pot or pit for tanner's bark. 1562 Prot. Bk. J. Drummond 6.
To … remoif furth of the bark pottis and housis now occupiit be him
1578 Aberd. Chart. 343.
Viseand Androw Rais bark pottis [they] ordanit the samyn to be fillit with eirtht
1582 Edinb. Test. X. 285 b.
In the lyme & bark pottis fyve daker of barkit ledder
1617 Acts IV. 557/1 (see Barkar).

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