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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Purgeable, adj. [17th c. Eng. purgeable (of a humour) that can be purged or evacuated (1644).] That can be purged, in sense 7 d of Purg(e v. a1633 Hope Major Pract. II 148.
A decreit for not finding of caution wes not purgeable be offer of caution
1693 Fountainhall Decis. I 579.
The Lords found this irritancy purgeable, there being no declarator raised by them upon his failȝie

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