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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Lacrimable, Lacrymabill, a. [e.m.E. lacrymable lamentable (1490), L. lacrimābilis lamentable, tearful.] Tearful, lamentable. — 1490 Irland Mir. fol. 144 b.
With a hevinly and lacrimable woce
c1550 Rolland Ct. Venus i. 359.
To vthers lufe is richt lacrymabill

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"Lacrimable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Aug 2022 <>



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