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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Brogit, Broggit, a. [Brog n.] Furnished with a spike or sharp point. 1429 Acts II. 18/2.
The ȝeman that is nane archere … sal haif … a gude ax or ellis a brogit staff
1473 Acta Aud. 25/1.
ij hand ax, a brogit staff, ij swordis
1477 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 408.
Thre hand axis, a brogit staf
1500–1 Acta Conc. II. 477.
Ane Dense ax, a broggit staff with a spere
1511 Reg. Privy S. I. 334/1.
A respit … for the spulȝe of ane brogit staf fra him
a1500 Peblis to Play 123.
He stert till ane broggit stauf

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