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Kaird Turner

An obsolete Scotch term for a small base coin made by tinkers. Caird or Kaird means a tinker, and the name is common to Aberdeenshire.

Spalding, History of Scotland , 1792 (i. 197), says: " The Kaird turners [were] . . . discharged, as false cuinzes. "


Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
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