Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
This entry has not been updated but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Remov(e)able, -abill, adj. [e.m.E. remouable (1534); Remove v.] a. That may be removed from office, etc. b. That may be moved from place to place. —a. 1574 Reg. Privy C. II 401.
That na … personis sould be ressavit … to beir publict office removable of judgement within this realme bot sic [etc.]
c1610 Skene in Misc. Stair Soc. I 151.
The comptroller shall anser for all removeable chalmerlanes
b. 1603 Rogers Social Life III 386.
Ane removabill dask for his wyff

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Removable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 3 Dec 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: