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

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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

(Per-,) Pursuable, a. [e.m.E. pursuable (once, Cotgr., glossing F. poursuivable).] Capable of being the subject of legal pursuit. — 1678 Mackenzie Laws & C. i. xix. 14, (1699) 104.
By the common law, this was not pursuable

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