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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Extret(e, Extreit, n. Also: exstreyt. [Ad. AF. estrete after L. extracta Extract n. So e.m.E. extreat (1622) for earlier estreat.] A certified copy of the fines imposed at a justice air or other court; also pl. the fines specified in this.(a) 1484 Exch. R. IX. 605.
Entres of courtis of all termes bigain … to mak be gevin in, and to gif furth extretis of the samyn
1494–6 Treas. Acc. I. 217.
The comptare chargis him be payment maid … for the entre of a man to the justice aire of Coupar, as the extrete of the justice aire of Fiff beris
1498 Ib. 316.
I resauit … in payment of the extret of the last Justice air of Dunde [£94, etc.]
1508 Reg. Privy S. I. 269/2.
Aucht till us … in our compositiounis bukes or extretis of our ayris
1509 Ib. 275/2.
Adjugit … in soumes of money, unlawis, compositiouns and fynance … as at mare lenth is contenit in the extretis of the said ayre
(b) 1489 Treas. Acc. I. 113.
To Thomson to pas in Galway for the exstreitis of the ayris
1492 Ib. 201.
To remembir the chanslaris costis and the justis ar put in the exstreyt of the justis ayre of Ayre
1526 Reg. Privy S. I. 513/2.
Extreittis of justice-airis, unlawis, amerciamentis [etc.]
1561 Ib. MS. XXX. 79 b.
James Dempstare … hes tane greit laubouris … in bringing of the extreitis, vnlawis, and amerchiamentis of the iustice air of Banff
1562 Treas. Acc. XI. 170.
To mak payment of the extreit of the air of Elgin

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