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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Ferdekyn, n. [ME. ferdekyne (1423), app. MLG. ferdekîn, f. ferde fourth, kîn vessel, vat. Cf. Ferekin.] A firkin. — 1463–4 Compota Domest. 49.
In j ferdekyn anguillarum salsarum emptarum

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