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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Puso(u)nable, Pusyionable, adj. [Cf. Puso(u)n n. and v.] Poisonous. = Poiso(u)nabill adj. a1500 Henr. Orph. 313 (Bann.) (see Poiso(u)nabill adj. 1).
1587 Bk. Univ. Kirk II 715.
To sie Jesuites [etc.] … spread abroad their pusyionable doctrine

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