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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Nam(e)able, a. [Name v.1] Suitable for, or worthy of, being designated or appointed for (some purpose). — 1632 Cochran-Patrick Coinage II. 81.
If the saidis dollouris were to be reducit [etc.] … the sise of the peeces [would be] to small and not namable for the vse of the people

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



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