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  • Variant of equinoctial.

    Captain Robinson o' the Free Trade was on the coast o' Cadboll last har'st, about the time o' the equinoxal, unlading a cargo o' Hollands, whan on came the storm, an' he had to run for Cromarty to avoid shipwreck.

    --Hugh Miller, 1836, "Sandy Wright and the Orphan", Chamber's Edinburgh Journal, vol. 4, p. 108

    March 19, 2008