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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Paiument, n. and v., Paiumenting, vbl. n. (? Varr. of Pavement n. and v. and Pav(e)menting vbl. n.: but ? cf. ME. pauiment n. (c 1320), pauyment n. (c 1400), L. pavīmentum n.) — a1586 Maitland Ho. Seytoun 37.
This George … paiumentit [ed. paui-] the said queir
1580–1 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 191.
To caus paiument [ed. paui-] the new kirk … with paiument [ed. paui-] stayne
Ib. marg.
New kirk paiumenting [ed. paui-]

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