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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Parable, a. [e.m.E. (1581), L. parābil-is procurable, f. parāre prepare, procure.] ? Readily procurable or ? easily made ready. — 1563 G. Hay Confutation Abbot Crosraguel 59 b.
He appointed the signes of bread and wyne … as … commonly moste parable and easy to be obteined

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