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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Mope, n. [e.m.E. mop (1665), earlier map(pe (1496), somewhat obscurely related to Moppat n. ] A mop. — 1653 Edinb. Test. LXVII. 10.
Nyne mopes for wasching of housis [£3 12s.]. Item fyve floor rubberis [£5]

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