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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Monet(e, n. Also: (monetee). [Cf. L. monēta and Moneth n.2] = Money n., Moneth n.2 1402 Slater Early Sc. Texts No. 54.
Wyth five marc of annuale of usuale monete of Scotland
1490 Liber Aberbr. II. 265.
Of the vsual monet of Scotlande
1497 Reg. Cupar A. 309.
The said Thomas for hys hail ȝeirlye fe sal haf … in monetee be twa ewynly portionys in the ȝeir … sax markis
1507 Reg. Dunferm. 361.
1576 Waus Corr. 125.
As I haif send in monet with him

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