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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fisch-ȝard, n. [e.m.E. (1685).] = Fisch-garth. — 1489 Acts II. 221/2.
Anent the crvuis and fisch ȝardis quhilkis distroyis the fry of fische
1572 Ayr & W. Coll. V. 178.
Fischingis, onsettis, fische yardis alsweill wythin the sey as fresche watter
1610 Reg. Great S. 117/2.
Cum manerie, piscariis et lie fische-yardis

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