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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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Exceptable, -abill, a. [Cf. Except v.2] = Acceptable a. 1533 Boece x. xiii. 381.
Syne followit bettir goverment in the cuntre, to all gudemen exceptable and plesing
1555 Corr. M. Lorraine 395.
Gyff I culd knaw quhat serwyce mycht be exceptabyll to hyr grace
1566 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 225.
Ye will do [us] verray thankfull and exceptabill plesour
1596 Melvill 522.
We assure our selffes your Lordschippis sall doe exceptabill service to God

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