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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Safull, n. [Sa n. Cf. e.m.E. soe-full (1611, 1653) and mod. Shetl., Orkn. and Caithn. dial. sae-fu, sey-full.] The fill of a ‘sae’ or bucket, a sae-full. — 1521 Dundee B. Ct. I fol. 63 (10 Dec.).
The clame of Thom Ȝong of the spilling of his malt in the makyng sen Witsonday & of the spilling of a safull of [wort]

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