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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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*Allocat(e, v. [See Allocat p.p.] tr. To assign (a place) to one. — 1641 Kirkcudbr. Min. Bk. 157.
Desyreing the said Committie to allot and allocate to thame . . ane competent localitie
1682 Acts Sederunt 2.
That the Magistrats allocat to the saids persons convenient places in the mercat

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