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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Brew talloun, n. [Talloun n.] Tallow paid for the privilege of brewing. 1618 Urie Baron Ct. 27.
Archebald Burnet is decernit to pey four merkis for ane ȝeiris brew talloun
1620 Ib. 32; etc.
Ane staine of brew tallowne
1646 Misc. Spald. C. V. 229.
That all … quho brewis ony malt … pay a stone of brew talloue
1663 Forbes Baron Ct. 238.
The bailȝie did statut and ordaine the haill breweris … who … sellis aill, to pey to their master ane stone off sufficient brew tallone ȝearlie
1664 Ib. 245.
Ane stone of brew tallan att termes vs and wount

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