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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Appense, v. [OF. appenser, or L. appensus, p.p. of appendere.] tr. To append (a seal). 1454 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 335.
In witnes of the qwylkis I haf appensit my seill to thir my present lettrez of assedacion
1472 Bamff Chart. 30.
In witnes hereof the maste parte of the selys … ar appensit to this oure decrete
1507 Charter (Reg. H.) No. 709.
To this my letter of discharge … I hawe appensit my seill
1520 Aboyne Rec. 49.
To thir my present lettres of reversion … I haif appensit my propir seile
1539 Reg. Cupar A. II. 6.
In witnes of the quhilk to thir oure letteris … the common sele of our said abbay is appensit
1586 Ib. II. 295.
In vitnes quhairof to thir present letres of assignatioun … the common sele of our cheptour is appensit

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