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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land(e, n.3 [Cf. ME. (1415) and e.m.E. lawnd(e, laund(e, and Lan n., Lane n.2, Laun(e n.] The fabric lawn. — 1612 Bk. Rates (Halyb.) 319.
Lawnes called callicoe landis
1613 Edinb. Test. XLVII. 276.
Hir tua best rufis, ane of lande and ane vther of cambrig
1662 Nicoll Diary 365.
The 2 archebischops … thair sleves … wer all of thame quhyte of diligat cambrige or land

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