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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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(Crag-,) Craig-peice, n. [Crag n.2] A piece of armour for the neck. — 1627 Edinb. Test. LIV. 117.
Ane speit staff, ane craige peice
1636 Ib. LVII. 256 b.
Ane corslett with ane craig peice
1640 Black Bk. Taymouth 348.
Ane stand of blak horsmens airmes, … contening … ane craig peice, ane breist peice, ane bak peice
1645 Edinb. Test. LXI. 199.
Ane irone craig peic & ane pair of spurris

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