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

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Counsel(l)able, a. [Later form (also in later e.m.E.) of Counsalabill a.] Open to counsel. — c1610 Melville Mem. 135.
His Majesty engaged also to me to be secret, constant & counselable
1646 Baillie II. 410.
Praying God for a more counsellable heart of the king
1659 Hay Diary 3.
We conferred … anent her condition, I found her very counsellable

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"Counselable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Aug 2022 <>



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