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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Scolastery, n. Also: (-astytry). [med. L. (Latham) scholastaria a school (1255), scholar-ship (1417).] ? A piece of land the fruits of which were devoted to the upkeep of a school. See also scolarlandis, s.v. Scolar n. 1534 Acta Conc. & Sess. MS IV 128.
Land … liand in the scolastytry of Ellen. Land … liand in the scolastery of [etc.]

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