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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

*Hurtabill, Hortable, a. [Hurt v. or n.] = Hurtful(l a. — ? 15.. Aberd. B. Rec. MS. (Jam.).
Hurchtabill [sic]
1566 Oliphants 106.
That is to say tuelf dargis of pettis and nyne darkis of turves in the maist competent place baith for peittis and turvis nocht hortable to the grund

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