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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Chak quheill, n. [Cf. Chak reill,n.] A spinning-wheel with a check. — 1667 Edinb. Test. LXXIII. 107.
Ane old lint quheill, ane wooll quheill, and ane chak wheill with ȝearne winders

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