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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Grevable, a. [ME. (1390) and OF. grevable, f. grever Greve v.] Hurtful, injurious, detrimental. — 1456 Hay II. 105/12.
That thou kepe thyne aithis … and all thyne alliaunces, all be thai never sa scathefull … na grevable

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