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Market-, Marcat-place, n. [ME. (Chaucer) and e.m.E.] = Mercat-place n. — c1540 Lynd. Syde Taillis 149.
Bot in the kirk and market placis
1637 Banff Ann. I. 81.
That the haill flescheouris … bring the carcatchis … to the marcat place

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"Marcat-place n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 24 May 2024 <>



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