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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dell, n.2 [Variant of Deil(l n.2] A deal. — 1582 Dundee Shipping L. 206.
ij hundreth & half of dellis
Ib. 207.
Twa hundreth dellis
1646 Tulliallan Coal Wks. 244 b.
For 5 draucht off dellis ffor credling off the new sink
1650 Dundee B. Laws 154.
For aiken delles and uther timber for bigging the gild seat

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