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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Degest(e)able, a. [OF. digestible, L. digestibilis.] Capable of being digested or matured. — 1456 Hay II. 144/11.
A … licht repast of degestable mete
c1475 Wall. iii. 2.
The flouris suete, Degesteable, engenerit throu the hete

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