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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Reduc(e)abill, -able, adj. [e.m.E. reduceable (gl. L. reducibilis) Reducible adj.] Only Sc.: That may be ‘reduced’, in sense 10 of Reduce v. 1565 Edinb. Univ. MS La. iii 388a fol. 27b.
Lat the sentence gang in rem indicatiui. And be nocht reduceabill nor retreattable
1569 Reg. Privy C. II 7.
In caise the same titillis of the law be reduceable or may be declarit null
1622-6 Bisset II 65/24.
That the sentence … be nocht reducabill nor retractabill
a1633 Hope Major Pract. I 70.
And the infeftments followeing therupon ar null and reduceable

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