Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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†SHADE, n.2 A piece of land, esp. a strip or portion of a large arable patch of ground, larger than a rig (Sc. 1808 Jam.). Obs. exc. in place-names.Ork. 1774 P. Fea MS. Diary (31 May):
Begun to the big Sheed just before Loseing time.Fif. 1883 St Andrews Cit. (29 Sept.) 1:
That Piece of Land in the Priory of St Andrews, and in that shade called Eighteen Acre, . . . That Piece of Land in said Priory, and in that shade called Wester Langlands.Abd. 1952 W. M. Alexander Place-names Abd. (S. C.) lii.:
Shade. A piece of ground. The term is frequent in 18th century writings, but now obsolete. In Broad-shade, Bandshed.
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