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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Florence, n. Also: flourence, florance. [ME. (a 1400) and OF. Florence.] attrib. Of Florence; Florentine. 1567 Edinb. Test. I. 59.
xxiiij elnis of florence chakkerit silk
1585 Treas. Acc. MS. 62.
Sex quarteris of changeing Florance taffetie
1600 Ib. 40.
Tuell elnis florence ribbenis
1633 Stirlings of Keir 447.
Ane goune of flourence setoune

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