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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Cas(e)able, a. Also: caiceable, cacible. [f. Case n.1 3.] Natural or appropriate to a particular case. a1578 Pitsc. (1814) I. 115.
I believe … no man can say, it is bot caiceable to ane man to fall in ane offence
1639 Baillie I. 221.
Some convulsions he had … Of this symptome, very caseable, more dinn was made … than I could have wished
1659 Hay Diary 71.
Its casable for the believer to be under the withdrawings of Iesus Christ
1671 True Non-Conf. 97.
As is very casible

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