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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

(Labourable,) Lawborable, a. [Late ME. (1481) and F. labourable.] Capable of being cultivated. — 1493 Acta Conc. I. 294/1.
The … landis … in Gulane wer owrdrevin witht sande and nocht arable nor lawborable bot barane and waist

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