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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Quyland, n. [Only Orkney (? and Shetland), f. Quy n.2 Cf. Quoyland] = Quy n.2 1502 Orkney Rentals i 21.
Quoyis j farding terre quyland but scat
1564 Orkney & Shetl. Rec. I 146 (see outbrekland, Outbrek n. b (2)). Ib. 148.
Toftis croftis outbrekis quylandis
1566 Reg. Great S. 418/2. 1567 Reg. Privy S. V ii 384/2.
Terras et insulas de Orknay ac dominium et insulas de Zeitland cum lie holmis, skerreis, quylandis, outbrekkis, … lie outsettis [etc.]
1627 Orkney Rentals iii 80.

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