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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Lacheting,) Latcheting, vbl. n. Also: lach(e)atin(g, latchiting. a. Furnishing (curtains) with latchets or loops (Lachet n. 1 a.) b. Latticing (of windows). —a. 1509 Edinb. Hammermen 67.
For the mending & lachatin of thaim [sc. curtains] xviij d.
b. 1562–3 Edinb. Old Acc. II. 172.
For mending of the windo … , setting, lacheating and for ane pannell of new glas
1611 M. Works Acc. (ed.) 338. 1614 Ib. 350.
In the Quenes kitching ane windok augmentit vii fute of new glas and latcheting it

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