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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Poundabill, -able, -abyll, adj. [f. Pound v. Cf. Poindabill, Pindible, Pundable.] That may be distrained. = Poindabill adj. a. — 1533 Selkirk B. Ct. (ed.) 132.
1564 Perth B. Ct. 89 b.
Tha could nocht aprehend na guidis poundable vpone the said ground excepting certane caill
1583 Ib. 3 May.
He has na gudis movabill within thair jurisdicioun poundabill for the saidis sowmes

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