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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Outrek-,) Outreikable, a. [Outreke v.] Of troops for military service: Requiring to be ‘found’ or made forthcoming and equipped (from (furth of) a stentable area). — 1688 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. XIII. 346.
Threttie shilling … to be payed for ilk footman of the haill militia for paying and satisfieing the said fourth part outreikable furth of the shyre [etc.]

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"Outreikable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



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