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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Inlak, Inlack(e, v. [Lak v.] = Inlaik v. 1562 Will A. Betoun.
Gife she inlaks
1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 10.
Geif ony inlak be seiknes or other necessite
c 1568 Goodall Lett. Mary 6.
May not ane man of my age … inlacke of his promeis
1587 Aberd. Council Lett. I. 38.
Na thing sall inlack for expensses
1603 Ib. 93.
Quhat help … ye will crave … , it sall not be inlacking
1641 Ferg. Prov. Pref. 1 b.
Thou … may set down what proverbs are inlacking
1644 Baillie II. 156.
Their moneys and munition is so inlacking
1640-1 Kirkcudbr. Min. Bk. 138.
Our hors that are inlacking onlie nyne of our number
1674 Cunningham Diary 45.
After compt of my money … so inlacks 12 d.

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