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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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(Quhele spun,) Quheill spun. [Quhel(e n. 3, in quasi-adv. use, and spun, p.p. of spin.] Manufactured by the use of a spinning-wheel. — 1635 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. II 510.
Fyve brasin pund of worset ȝairne halff quheill and halff rock spun

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