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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Leip, n. ? Var. of leipie Lippie n. (a lippie, fourth of a peck). — 1661 Aberd. Council Lett. IV. 89.
As for your leips beir I have spoken to the dean of gild of Edinburgh and shall insist mor at lynth

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