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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Comfortable, -abill, a. [ME. comfortable, -abill (14th c.), AF. confortable: see Confortable.] Comforting, pleasant. 1560 Rolland Seven S. 8442.
This chylde … Meik and humane, in maners comfortabill
1562-3 Winȝet II. 3/1.
The mony comfortable exemplis of the haly Scriptuir
a1578 Pitsc. I. 374/9.
In silk and gold, in cullouris comfortabill

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