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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

*Incomprehensibill, -able, a. [ME. incomprehensibil(e (a 1340), -ible, L. incomprehensibilis, F. incompréhensible (13–14th c.).] Incomprehensible, unfathomable. — 1513 Doug. x. Prol. 3.
Incomprehensibill thy warkis ar to consave
Arundel MS. 275/37.
To quhois incomprehensable maieste. .Be infynite laude
1581 Burne Disput. 32 b.
Becaus Christis bodie is substantiallie present,. .bot in ane incomprehensibill maner

Incomprehensibill adj.

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