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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Pund-stane, n. [e.m.E. poundstone (1577).] ? A stone weighing a pound, ? for use as a weight. — a1628 Carmichael Prov. No. 373.
Better sua, nor under the lug with a pund stane

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