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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Coullour-, Coulorable, a. [e.m.E. and late ME. coulourable (1489).] Colourable. — 1570 Leslie 53.
Ressett of ennemies or rebellis suld be … be na coullourable meanes or waye in ony caise uset
1596 Dalr. I. 87/29.
Sic affinitie … appeiret to haue gretter force and lesse coulorable deceit

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