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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Deceavable, -ceiveable, a. [e.m.E. forms of Dissavabill.] Deceitful, deceptive. — 1558-66 Knox II. 30.
Gif I should flatter youre Grace, I war … ane deceavable traitor
1596 Dalr. II. 154/15.
As the thochtes of men oft ar deceiueable

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



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