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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Croce-present, n. [Croce n.2] = Cors-present. — 1484 Acta Aud. 138/1.
The wrangwis withhalding fra him of a croce present cow, quhilk he deliuerit him in keping
a1578 Pitsc. I. 348/20.
Thow sayis it is nocht lesum to kirkmen to tak their teindis, offringis, and croce presentis

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