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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Buriall place, n. [e.m.E. (1633).] A burying ground. 1564 Dundee Chart. 40.
Thair bureall placis and sepulturis
1581 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 201.
The thesaurer to caus … repair the calsay in the streitt leding to the buriale place
1589 Dundee B. Laws 522.
Being conuenit in the holf and buriall plaice of the burch of Dundie
1619 Edinb. Test. L. 221.
I leave to the kirk, buriall place, and puir … thrie scoir pundis
1664 Red Bk. Grandtully I. p. cx.
I am goeing to accompany my Lord Marquis of Argyl's head to the beurial pleace

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