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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Gardin(g, Gairdin(g, n. Also: gardyn, -ein, -ene; gerding; gairdine, -eine, -ene, -en. [Cf. Gard n. 4.] = Gardenap.(a) 1522 Dunferm. B. Rec. 209.
Ane gardyn and chafer
1540 Acts Conc. & Sess. (MS.) XIII. 119 b.
Ane brasin gardin
1565 Prot. Bk. G. Grote 68.
Brasin mortar, pestall, gardein, and schandellaris
1568 Edinb. Test. I. 165.
Ane gerding of bras
1575 Ib. III. 403.
Ane gardene of bras
1581 Ib. X. 84 b.
Thrie gardingis, twa basynnis, all of tyn
(b) 1589 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 540.
Thre wand gairdins
1591 Edinb. Test. XXIII. 209.
Ane braid gairding of pewder
1618 Ib. L. 62 b.
Ten braisin gairdines
1623 Orkney & Zetl. Test. I. 93.
Thrie brasein gairdens
1644 Edinb. Test. LXI. 89 b.
Twa brass gairdeines

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