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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Engill, n. [Flem. engels. Cf. Ingill n.2] A goldsmith's weight, one twentieth of an ounce. — 1497 Halyb. 156.
His syngnet wyis an ons & 1/½ engillis, price of engill 35 g'
Ib. 184.
2 syluer challis dobyll owirgylt, an weand 17 owns, 4½ engillis

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