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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Brik, v. [Rare variant of Brek v.] tr. To break. Also Briking vbl. sb. 1457 Reg. Episc. Brechin I. 183.
To ansuer to us wpon the brikinge of the decreit
1491 Acta Conc. 173/1.
The accioune … for the brikin of the said Johns biris
a1500 Doug. K. Hart 328.
Ane pallioun … Fast brikand by the bordouris all aboute
a1570-86 Kennedy Maitl. F. cxvii. 8.
Have eye to God and brik the devillis net
1671 Melrose R. Rec. II. 280.
[To pay] for briking of ane poote

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