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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Inexpugnabill, -able, a. [Late ME. (1490, Caxton), L. inexpugnābilis.] Not takable by assault, unassailable. — 1533 Boece ii. xii. 82 b.
He beildit ane castell in ane place be naturall situacion inexpugnabill
Ib. viii. viii. 265 b.
Ane strenthy roche, sa strang that almaist it was inexpugnable
1535 Stewart 12415.
Oure strangest strenth, and tour inexpugnabill
1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 57.
Havinge ane head inexpuguable with the frenetyk tormentis of jalozie

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