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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Abilnes, Ablenes, n. [ME. ablenes, in use to middle of 17th c.] Ability. — 1551 Hamilton Cat. 214.
All my abilnes mone cum of the
1596 Dalr. II. 236/2.
Coragiousnes in spirit, ablenes of body

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