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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Mayand, pres. p. [May v.1 4 or 8 a, b.] That may, that possibly will. (Cf. May v. 10 b.) — 1428 Antiq. Aberd. & B. III. 460.
With all … profytis to tha landis pertenand or mayand pertene
1431 Buccleuch Mun. II. 29.
Witht all frutis … to the sayd landis … belangand or ony way mayand belang
1438 Ayr Friars Pr. Chart. 49.

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