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 Grassmarket.Gratia’no. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Grassum or Gersome.
 
A fine in money paid by a lessee either on taking possession of his lease or on renewing it. (Anglo-Saxon, gœrsum, a treasure.)   1
 


 Grassmarket.Gratia’no. 

 
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