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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Doutable, Doubt-, a. [ME. doutable (c 1400), doubtable, OF. doutable.] a. Doubtful. b. Redoubtable. — 1456 Hay II. 90/36.
He suld oft tymes speke with thame that … argues of questiounis doubtablez
c1450 Cr. Deyng 13.
The ded of it [is] mare perulus and doutable to be tholyt

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