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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dauch, n. Also: dach-, dagh, daugh, deauch. [Northern ME. dagh, OE. dáᵹ, dáh. Cf. Daich and Dewch.] Dough. Also attrib. with tub. 1562 Q. Kennedy Ressoning Prol. iii. a.
The wind will blow that god to the sea, the rain or the snow will make it dagh again
1581 Hamilton Cath. Tr. 58.
As a pece of leauen mixit vith vnleuenit deauch makis ane breid
1584 St. A. Baxter Bks. 36.
That na service man of that craft sall haiff ony dauch or maill for thair service
1602 Colville Parænese Ep. 59.
Thai be blessed euin vnto thair dachtubbs, as sayit Moyses
1627 St. A. Baxter Bks. 87.
For weiting, baiking, and inputting of burges daugh within the said James his oyen, befoir the said Thomas his daugh
1629 Ib. 91.
Ane falt committit be thame taking of certane daugh fra the said Dauid

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