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- n. The condition of being a knave (used mockingly)
- n. (obsolete) (Scotland) A quantity of corn or flour due to a miller's servant from each batch in a thirlage mill
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small due, in meal, established by usage, which is paid to the under miller.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A certain quantity of grain or meal from a grinding, to which the servant (knave) of a mill was legally entitled.
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