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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Astabill, Astable, v. [Var. of Estabill v.] tr. To establish. —1513 Doug. x. iv. 74 (to comfort and astabill his hevy thochtis); xiii. Prol. 55 (euery thing astabillit liggis still). 1533 Bell. Livy I. 278/22 (quhil thare law war astablit); II. 16/15 (B).

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