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pound Scots

pound2 (def 7).
Origin of pound Scots
First recorded in 1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "I'd gie a pound Scots to ken wha chaps," said Mungo, deaf to every humour.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • But we must bear in mind that a "pound Scots" was not at all the same thing as an English pound at that date.

    The British Navy Book

    Cyril Field

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