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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Nixt-to-cum, a. Also: nyxt- and -come and nixtocum, -com. [Cf. Next-to-cum, Nest(e)-to-cum. Written as one, two or three words.] Of a date or period of time: Immediately following, next. = Nixt a. 4, 5 b and 7.(1) 1482–3 Acta Conc. II. cv.
To the xiiij day of June nixt tocum
1493 Antiq. Aberd. & B. II. 212. 1498 Edinb. B. Rec. I. 73.
Within viij dayis nyxttocum
1499 Dunferm. B. Rec. I. 105.
Betuix this and Witsonday nixttocum
1512 Edinb. B. Rec. I. 137.
Fra Fryday furth nixttocum
1534 Acta Conc. & Sess. VI. 119 b.
Fra the x day of September nixt tocum to the xxvi day of October nixt thaireftir
1531–40 Facs. Nat. MSS. III. xx.
Betuix and Settirday nixt tocum
1542 Crawford Mun. Invent. I. 76 (2 Oct.).
Nixtocum
1549 Hist. Pluscardyn 243.
Nixttocum
1555–6 Edinb. B. Rec. II. 237.
Nixt tocum
1560 Ib. III. 88.
On Monunday nixtocum
1602 Shetland Sheriff Ct. (ed.) 12.
The secund or thrid dayis of the lating court nixtocum
1620 Aberd. Council Lett. I. 179.
Nixttocum
1622 Ib. 200.
Nixtocum
1643 Argyll Synod I. 66.
Nixttocome
c1650 Spalding I. 228.
Nixttocum
Ib. 247.
Nixtocum
1665 Irvine Deeds 8 Aug.
At laburing tyme nixtocum
1667 Aberd. B. Rec. IV. 235.
Nixt to come
1678 Soc. Ant. XXX. 20.
Nixtocom
(2) 1556–7 Reg. Privy S. V. i. 9/1.
For the space of fyve yeiris nixtocum eftir the dait heirof
1572-5 Diurn. Occurr. 78.
The ferd day of December nixtocum following

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