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Name Term description
Name I Term description

Inventory

Name Ilay-herald Term description

Royal messenger, later member of Lyon Court

Name Iliac passion Term description

Acute colic or appendicitis

Name Ilk Term description

Family, clan; 'of that ilk' - head of a landed family

Name Illeg. Term description

Illegitimate, born outside of wedlock

Name Imposthume Term description

Boil, abscess

Name Imprimis Term description

First or firstly [Latin].

Name In Term description

Indicates a tenant, e.g. Charles Malloch in Haughs of Cossins. [See also 'at'.]

Name INCORP/INCORPN Term description

Incorporation

Name Ind. Term description

A person of independent means

Name Inde Term description

Therefore [Latin].

Name Independent Term description

A person who lives without the necessity of working, or having help from others

Name INDL Term description

Industrial Land

Name Induellar/indweller Term description

Inhabitant

Name Inf. Term description

Depending on context, infant or informant.

Name Infeftment Term description

The investing of a new owner with legal possession of land or heritage; 'infeftment in security' was the temporary infeftment of a creditor in heritable property as security against a loan or dbt.

Name Ingraver Term description

One who cuts patterns on to metal or glass

Name Innkeeper Term description

One who is in charge of an inn

Name Inspector Term description

One appointed to see that an official function is being carried out properly, for instance the collection of revenue

Name Inspector general of HM Customs in North Britain Term description

One appointed to see that an official function is being carried out properly, for instance the collection of revenue

Name Inspector general of the out-ports of Scotland Term description

One appointed to see that an official function is being carried out properly, for instance the collection of revenue

Name Inspector of customs Term description

One appointed to see that an official function is being carried out properly, for instance the collection of revenue

Name Inspector of stamp duties Term description

One appointed to see that an official function is being carried out properly, for instance the collection of revenue

Name Inst. Term description

Instant; this day or month.

Name Instrument maker Term description

One who makes instruments, medical, musical, etc.