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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Cheinging, Chengeing, vbl. n. [f. Chenge v.] Changing. 1495 Acta Conc. 398/2.
The analying and chengeing of tennentis pertenyng to the heretage of the erile of Crawfurde
1570 Inverness B. Rec. I. 193.
Dychtting … and chengeing of the myln leid … of the saidis mylnis
a1578 Pitsc. I. 333.
The cheinging of the kingis officearis
1617 Acts IV. 530/1.
The consent of the prelate … to be nowayis necessour to the said entrie or cheinging of tennentis

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