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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Half-disch, -dysch, n. [Half a., Disch n.1] A measure of grain, meal, etc. = Haddisch n. 1542 Elgin Rec. I. 72.
William Gregor … suld deliuer to Johne Moir ane firlott of meill and ane halfdysch
1637 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. II. 458.
Fyw bollis, fiw peckes, tua half disches teind meill

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