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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Kaping-,) Keaping-stane, n. [Kaping vbl. n.: cf. Eng. coping-stone (1778).] A coping-stone or coping. — 1610 Aberd. B. Rec. II. 300.
[The wall of a bridge,] the keaping stane to be of outlairis, frie wark and boulted with irne … on ilk syd

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"Keaping-stane n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 19 Jul 2024 <>



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