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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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(Case,) Cais windo(k, n. Also: kais wyndo, windoy. [Case n. 2 2.] A casement window. 1512 Treas. Acc. IV. 459.
To Iohne of Drummond for clos cartis, iij dusan to Sterling for cais windokkis
1534–5 M. Works Acc. III. 17.
xii irne veggis to the kais wyndois of the Lyon chalmer
1563 Montgomery Mem. 197.
In the saidis schalmeris tua cais windois furnist with bandis, snekis [etc.]
1563–4 Edinb. Old Acc. I. 440.
For wyrkin of kais windoyis, barris [etc.]

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