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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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(Dede-,) Deid-kist, n. [Dede n.2] A coffin. (Cf. Dead-kist.) — 1652 Edinb. Test. LXV. 231 b.
Ane meikill deid kist mullorit worth viij lib.
1670 Glasgow Weavers 82.
For Robert Kirklands wyfes deid-kist

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