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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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Moneth, -etht, Muneth, n.2 [Cf. OF. moneide, earlier form of moneie Money n., and, for a parallel, Contreth n., Cuntreth n. Cf. also Monete.] Money, in senses of Money n.(1) 1493 Lindores A. 181.
The … sele and bukis, moneth and all other thingis beand in the said kyst
1590 Edinb. Test. XXII. 212.
The said Margaret declairit scho had na lyand gold nor moneth
(2) 1594 Edinb. Test. XXVI. 156 b.
xliiij li. moneth of the realme
1621 Maxwell Mem. I. 334.
Summa of this haill buik in Inglis moneth
(3) 1396 Sc. Ant. XIV. 218.
xix marcis of vsuale moneth
1407 Bk. Carlaverock II. 417.
xl marc … of vsuell muneth of the kynryk of Scotlande
1422 Stirlings of Keir 209.
1428 Wemyss Chart. 54.
1440 Cop. St. A. 135.
1446 Reg. Episc. Brechin I. 104.
1451 11th Rep. Hist. MSS. App. vi. 26.
Thre hundir markis and gud and vsuel monetht of Scotlande
(4) 1593 Edinb. Test. XXV. 128.
All & haill his gudis & geir … corne cropt, insycht, sowmes of moneth [etc.]
1605 Ib. XL. 50 b.
xl markis moneth

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