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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Intimmer,) Intymmyr, n. Also: -tymmyr, -timber. Timber for the inside of a vessel. Also, the structural timber inside a building. — 1497 Treas. Acc. I. 378.
For tymmyr to be intymmyr and dwangis to hir mast
1513 Ib. IV. 479.
For intymmer to the greit schippis cok
1532 M. Works Acc. (ed.) I. 97.
For gantreis and intymmer and haill insycht within the said werkhous
1676 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Processes No. 221.
Suche [timber] as ane keill, balks, intimbers [for a boat]

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