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The bearer of the stamp (tamgh) who by impressing it gave quittance for the payment of tolls and other dues.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
He had earned his quittance, and in the nighttime, upon his hands and knees, he crept from the sleepers in the court.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
If the thing should not come to pass, "omittance is no quittance" (ce qui est différé, n'est pas perdu).
MYTHS AND MARVELS OF ASTRONOMYRICHARD A. PROCTOR
I know he is in this wood; and he shall never leave it till he give me quittance for the injury he has done me.
OLD CELTIC ROMANCESUNKNOWN
For no tenant, thinks I, will be fool enough to withold payment when he may get his quittance to-morrow for half its value.
A SET OF ROGUESFRANK BARRETT
No gipsy shall cut the value of a broom—no boy so much as take a bird's nest—without paying thee a quittance.
KENILWORTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
Thou hast brought this fight upon us, and either thou or I get our quittance here.
MEN OF IRONHOWARD PYLE
Therefore, in spite of his legal quittance, he still was held in captivity.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Donald told his sorrowful tale concisely and naturally: it touched the Duke's heart, and produced a formal quittance of the debt.
CLERGYMEN AND DOCTORSANONYMOUS
The charter also gave them quittance of toll and lastage throughout the kingdom, and of certain other dues.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS

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