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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Irredemable, -deimable, -deemable, a. [Appar. not Eng. before 1720: cf. Irredimable.] Not redeemable, not capable of being redeemed by the granter. — 1609 Skene Reg. Maj. ii. 105.
Gif ane pley is anent lands, quhither they be redemable, or irredemable, ane warrant may be called
1665 Irvine Deeds MS. 8 Dec.
For ane heretable and irredeimable dispositioune to be made be him to me … of the third pairt of the said tenement
1699 Conv. Burghs IV. 293.
The herretable and irredeemable right … of the milns of Forres

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