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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Responable, adj. (OF responable who will answer or act as guarantor (1304 in Wartburg).) 1599 J. McUre A View of the City of Glasgow (1736) 289.
The magistrates … to incarcerate them while caution responable be found

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