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Pleten for penies and poundes the lawe
Pleteden for penyes · and poundes þe lawe
Pletedden for penies and pondresR.P.86:
Beta reads poundes (which is also the reading of Ax
and Cx) while F has pownded. R's reading, which was
misconstrued by Kane-Donaldson and Schmidt as poudres, is unique among the
B witnesses (manuscript E in the A tradition also
attests ponderys). MED, s. v.
ponder, defines pondres as "balance scales" or
"weights," but the variant is almost certainly scribal. þe lawe .