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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Listing, n. [ME. lystyng(e (15th c.) selvage, border; f. List n.1] a. plur. Lists. = List n.1 3. b. A selvage or hem. c. attrib. Made of list, the material of which the selvage of cloth consisted. — 1532 Treas. Acc. VI. 74.
To Thome Arthoure for making of the pailȝoune and listingis, and nalis thairto v li.
1683 Inventory in Donibristle Mun. (Earl of Moray's MSS.) 16.
Thrie pair of plaids with blew listings
1696 Foulis Acc. Bk. 199.
For listing stockins black [5 s.]

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