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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Hereditabil, -able, -abyll, a. [Late ME. heredytable (1494), obs. F. héréditable, legal L. hereditabilis (a 1564).] Subject to inheritance. = Heritabill a. — 1483 Acta Aud. *125/1.
Anent the ourgeving and hereditable assignacion of the half of the manis of Elintoune
1528 Bk. Carlaverock II. 465.
For thar hereditable infefting of our said souerane lord in the saidis landis
1564 Prot. Bk. W. Cumming 27.
The forsaidis balȝeis gef hereditabyll state and possession to the said Mage … of the for-part at the kingis get

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