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  Jo Ben's 1529 "Descriptions of Orkney"

WAIS

Wais*, the people of Pomona call the inhabitants the "Lyars of Wais "; the island is not large.

There is no distinction between Hoy and Wais, but it is one island from the firth receding.

* - Walls

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