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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Petousable, a. [Cf. Petous a., Piteable a.] Full of pity (for (of) a person); compassionate. — c1460 Thewis Gud Women 99.
Be euir of pur folk petousable Do almous deid be cherytable

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