Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations & symbols Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Damnable, -abil(l, a. [e.m.E. (1509), OF. damnable, L. damnābilis. Cf. Dampnable.] a. Damnable. b. Pernicious, harmful. — 1551 Hamilton Cat. 4.
Ane synfull and ane damnabil thing
1562-3 Winȝet I. 139/6.
Defendand a damnable opinioun
a1578 Pitsc. I. 134/7.
How damnabill it is to haue ane ignorant captane of weir
1596 Dalr. I. 201/22.
To the Scottis damnable and deidlie

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Damnable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/damnable>

9191

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: