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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Innowmerabill, -noumerabill, a. [ME. innoumbrable, innowmberabill (1434). Cf. Innomerable and Innumerabill.] a. Innumerable, countless (in number). Also absol. b. Uncountable, incalculable (in amount). — c1420 Wynt. iv. 2135.
The Romanys … Innowmerabill wytht-in that fycht, … to ded wes dycht
1531 Bell. Boece I. 170.
Sa innowmerabill [v.r. innovmer-] slauchter was on all sidis
1533 Boece ii. xii. 85.
Quhen thir crymez & innowmerabill vthiris vnsemyng ane prince war divulgate
absol. Ib. iv. ii. 166 b.
Quhen innowmerabill war slane
Ib. v. 131 b.
At thir iniuris and vthir innowmerabill commovit was all the realme

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