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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Lacet, Lasit, ppl. adj. Also: lasyd, laicet, laced, leaced, lessit. [e.m.E. laced, lased (1533).] a. Wearing a (neck-)lace. b. Trimmed with lace. —a. c1420 Wynt. iv. 1246.
Fra thine he and his lynage als … callid were Lasyd [v.r. Lasit; L. Torquati] Romanys
b. 1631 Edinb. Test. LV. 20 b.
Thrie falling bandes tua lacet and the vther plane
1643 Ib. LX. 234 b.
Ane laicet love hude pryce thairof viij lib. viij s.; … ane vther laced love hude
1648 Thanes of Cawdor 308.
[A] leaced love hood at £12
16.. 1st Rep. Hist. MSS. 138.
Ane quhyt saten picadell withe tu leffit [? read lessit] bandis of the newest fasone for ane young womane

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