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Touris, Towres, n. [The city in France.] attrib. From Tours. — 1602 Tailor's Acc. Bk. A 7a.
For making of … dowblit of touris taffatie, iiij li.
1612 Bk. Rates (Halyb.) 327.
Taffateis, Levant taffateis the eln xvi s., Towres taffatie the eln v li.
1618 Edinb. Test. L 164b.
Sex pair of verie blak braid blak touris gairtanis at thrie pundis the pair

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