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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Connable, -abil, a. Also: -abyl(l. [ME. connabulle (15th c.), variant of conable Conabil a. See also Cunnable.] Suitable, convenient. 1410 Red Bk. Menteith II. 282.
The quhilkis landis sal ly in swilk connable place [etc.]
Ib. 283.
Lyand in connable and esy place
1416 Maxwell Mem. I. 149.
Joyntly sesyt in the frank tenement … , with connabil chartir of joynt feftment
1438 Montgomery Mem. 29.
The forsayd Alane, … sall geff … ane hundreth marcis in connabyll place
14.. Acts I. 110/2.
The lord … sal ger his … court be haldyn in an connabil place

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