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(Tachment,) Thachment, n. [Aphetic f. Attachment n.] Summons, the summoning of a person before a court. — 1456 Peebles B. Rec. I 115.
The sayd John callit thrys and noch entterit, than the seriand John Naper provit hys thachment, … than the balye … chardit John Naper seriand tak witnes with hym and ga to John Hau … and warn hym tyl enter to the next curt

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