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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Pertenand, ppl. a. [Pertene v. Cf. OF. partenant Pertinent a.] Belonging or pertaining to; of concern to (till). — 1456 Hay I. 190/11.
The injure that is done to the wyf is pertenand till hir husband
Ib. 272/33.
Bot he may nocht be resoun [withhold] it that is pertenand of rycht to the tothir partye

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