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

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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).

Senȝeourable, Senȝeorabill, Senȝerable, Seneȝourabill, adj. [OF seignurable, seignoriable, seigneuriable, seigneurable (13th and 14th c. in Godefroy), f. seigneur Senȝeour n.] Lordly, lordlike; noble. — c1450-2 Howlat 655 (A).
Thus assemblit thir segis syris senȝeourable [B. senȝerable]
1460 Hay Alex. 14832.
Emenedus … Quhilk was ane fare lord and a seneȝourabill
a1500 Rauf C. 714.
Thair was seruit in that saill … Mony senȝeorabill syre on ilk syde seir

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