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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Incomparabill, -able, a. Also: -abyll. [ME. incomparable (1412–20), OF. -able. L. -ābilis.] Not comparable. — 1456 Hay II. 95/24.
Thingis … incomparable till ony erdely thing
c1500-c1512 Dunb. vii. 9.
Welcum … , incomparable knight
1501 Doug. Pal. Hon. Prol. 73.
Thy godlie lore, cunning incomparable
c1552 Lynd. Mon. 3553.
Quhare blude wes sched, incomparabyll, Off nobyll men
Ib. 6123.

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