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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Kele-,) Keillstone, Keel-stone, n. = Kele n.3 1. — 1650 Brechin Presb. 23.
When shee went to milk the kow her milk was lyk the keillstone and it … was salt
16.. Macfarlane's Geog. Coll. III. 147.
A little below Romanno Mill, here is excellent keel stone

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