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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Inpenny, -penné, n. [ME. inpeny (? 13.. ). Cf. also In-toll.] A penny paid as an entrance duty. — 1488 Dunferm. B. Rec. 10.
The balye deliverit heritable stat and possessione be erd and stane with ane inpenne as laucht of burchg schew
1499 Ib. 333.
Witht ane in penny to Allan Cant ... of sex schillingis and five pennys of annuall rent yerly to be tane of the lande [etc.]
1526 Ib. 277.
Be erd and stane witht ane inpenny as maner is
1528 Ib. 278.

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