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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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*(Heding,) Heiding, n.3 (Cf. Hede n. 4 a and mod. Ayrshire dial. heid ‘a lot of sheep or cattle allocated to a certain pasture’.) — 1668 Boyd Fam. P. No. 288 (20 April).
To make teathing within the ground according to the heiding and soumes therof

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