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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Plenshour, -cheour, n. Also: pllenshor. (Shortened f. Plenschour-nail(l n. Also in the mod. dial. as plensher. Cf. Planschour n.) — 1616 Edinb. B. Rec. VI. 378.
Ane hundrethe plencheouris 10 s. and 20 garrounis 6 s. 8 d.
1679 Sheriffhall Coal Accompt.
Ane half hundred plenshours
1680 Irvine Mun. II. 287.
Five hunder dobell pllenshor [7 s. 6 d.] … Hallf a hunder singell pllenshor [5 d.]

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