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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Palpabill, -able, a. [e.m.E. and ME. palpable (Chaucer).] Palpable, tangible. — 1572 Buch. Detect. (1727) 80.
Thir thingis thus lying oppin befoir ȝour eyis, thus palpabill with handis
1597 James VI Dæmonol. 52.
Yet may he make himselfe palpable … by assuming any dead bodie and vsing the ministrie thereof

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