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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cott-silver, n. [Cot n.4] = Cote n.3 1576 Prot. Bk. J. Scott 31 b.
To … obteine the testament of … his fader deulie confirmit, provyding that the said Margaret pay the haill cott siluer thairof
1589 Waus Corr. II. 441.
The cottsiluer of the testamentis
Dischargis Mr Alex. Levynstoune, collectour for the ingatheryne of the cott siluer

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