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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Intellable, a. Also: -ible, -ibill. [e.m.E. (once, 1575).] a. Innumerable. b. Indescribable. — 1537 Lynd. Depl. Magd. 60.
Riches intellible [v.r. -ibill]
1562-3 Winȝet I. 92/5.
Albeit we may bring intellable testimoneis theirof
Ib. II. 46/18.
A meruolous and intellable mysterie
1572-5 Diurn. Occurr. 67.
Rings, garnesit with intellable precious staneis
Ib. 275.
The wache of the Inglis horsmen … brak upoun the said Frenschemen with intellable audacitie

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