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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Irreclaimableness, n. [Eng. (1748), e.m.E. irreclaimable adj. (1609).] The quality of being irreclaimable (from wickedness). — 1678 Mackenzie Laws & C. I. xix. § 13.
This crime of theft … should be punishable by death, because of the irreclaimableness of the offender

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