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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Lede-,) Leid-hole, -hoill, n. [Hole n. 2.] = Lede-myne n. — 1566 Reg. Privy C. I. 483.
For the allegeit wrangus ejectioun … furth of the mynis and leidhoillis of Glengonar and Winlok
That the saidis Johnne … and Robert … enterit … to the foirsaidis mynis and leidholis
1568 Ib. 635.

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