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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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(Byable,) Bayable, a. [Northern ME. byabylle (1483); also mod. E. buyable (Carlyle).] Able to be bought. — 1657 Balfour Ann. III. 409.
Fleches in the comon marketts scarsse bayable

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