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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bataill place, n. [Bataile n.] Place of battle. — c1420 Wynt. viii. 3569.
Thai rade rycht to the batayle plas
1456 Hay I. 113/5.
A man … evill armyt may nocht hald felde in bataill place
Ib. II. 48/24.
Quhare the … knichtis apperis in bataill place

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