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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Seabill, -able, adj. [Late ME and e.m.E. seabull (Rolle), seable (c1449), seeable (1624); Se v.] Capable of being seen, visible. — 14.. Acts I 33/2.
Ilke broustare sal put hir alewande … at hir wyndow or [etc.] … that it may be seabill communly til al men
14.. Acts I 376/2.
Be manis law … for ilk seable wound outane the face xv penijs

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