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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Savourable, adj. [e.m.E. sauorable (1502), OF savorable (1204 in Greimas).] Capable of being perceived by taste or smell. — 1456 Hay II 111/25.
That all thing God and nature has maid is till him sensible and savourable be way of reasoun

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"Savourable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Aug 2022 <>



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