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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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(Tabill-buke,) Table-book, Taffill-bwk, n. [e.m.E. table-book (1596).] A book of some sort, perhaps a notebook, account book or the like. —(a) 1663–6 Household Bks. Archb. Sharp MS 42b.
For a table book to his Lordship £3 18 s.
(b) 1592 Edinb. Test. XXV 27a.
Thrie dossoun of taffill bwkis at xvj s. the dossoun

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