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Kartfull, Kairt-full, n. Also: kairtefull.  Plur. kairts full. = Cartfull n. — 1579 Crail B. Ct. 17 Sept.
Tua kairtefull paittis
1620 Urie Baron Ct. 33.
[Persons stealing peats] sall pey … for ilk laid of peits on hors with creillis xl s., for ilk kairt full of peitts thrie pundis
1644 E. Loth. Antiq. Soc. IV. 32.
xxiii kairts full of collis
1680 Fawside Coal Compt 60.
For a kartfull of coall to the place

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