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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Pasturable, -orable, a. [e.m.E. pasturable (1577), obs. F. pasturable (1534 in Godef.).] Fit for pasture; affording pasture. — 1573 Prot. Bk. Gilbert Grote 88.
To be pasturit … on his ingers and pasturable landis
1632 Lithgow Trav. (1906) 258.
We pitched our tents in a pastorable plaine

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



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