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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Jadge, Jage, Jedge, v. [OF. jauger. Cf. Gage v.2] tr. To verify the capacity of some standard measure or vessel by means of a gauge (Jadge n. 1 a). — 1579 Conv. Burghs I. 81.
The jedge maister to have for jedging and setting of euery tun jedgit and mett be him tuelf penneis
1580 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 159.
[Three of the baillies] to pas and caus mett and jadge the twa new maid furlettis
1584 Ib. 343.
The treyis to be jageit conforme to the jage and standart
1609 Conv. Burghs II. 284.
Ilk last vesetit, wrackit, jadget and brunt be thame [sc. inspectors]

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