Definition of Soums
1. soum [v] - See also: soum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soums
Literary usage of Soums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glencreggan by Cuthbert Bede (1861)
"Rents and soums. — A Time of Scarcity. — Blood-cakes. — Servants' Wages. — Farm Leases. ... soums ..."
2. The Scots Revised Reports: Court of Session, Third Series by Norman Macpherson, Scotland Court of Session (1904)
"The decree thus produced appeared to the Presbytery conclusive of two points— first, that no more than sixteen soums had been designed ; and secondly, ..."
3. A History of Peeblesshire by William Chambers (1864)
"BR The original and long-entertained illusory notion was, that the soums were to remain inalienably attached to the tenements of the ..."
4. The Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session]: Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland Court of Session (1906)
"The only question that can arise is whether a quantity of ground has been designed exceeding sixteen soums. The argument that the ground designed is as good ..."
5. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies (1813)
"But as there could be no proof of the possession before 1618, he having proved immemorial possession of six soums more than the rest, the Lords presumed ..."