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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Dredable, a. [ME. dreydabyl (c 1490), e.m.E. dreadable (1503).] Dreadful. — a1499 Contempl. Sinn. 677.
In that dome, the dredable dyete
Ib. 740.
That dome mast dredable

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"Dredable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



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