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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Eleit, n. [F. élit. Cf. Elyte n.] A person nominated for election. — 1592 Conv. Burghs I. 386.
The eleittis of prowestrie, Alexander Ruderfurd [etc.]
The four persones of the eikit eleitis of the bailleis

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