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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Li., Lib. (plur. also libs.), abbreviations of L. libra pound, libræ pounds (of money or weight), common in many records, accounts and other writings, e.g. 14.. Acts I. 346/2. 1442 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 8. 1490 Ib. 46. 1490 Acta Conc. I. 159/2. 1580 Aberd. B. Rec. II. 35. 1596 Dalr. II. 90/16, etc.

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