A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
(Sillable,) Syllable, v. [e.m.E. silable (c1475) ? to arrange in syllables, syllable (1633) to utter, express (as) in syllables or articulate speech. Cf. Sillab n.] To read (something) syllable by syllable, to read in detail, spell out, study or ? to read aloud (cf. Sillabicationn.). — 1668 Patrick Walker in Sharpe Witchcraft 146.
This brutish carnal age knows not what it is to syllable the Scriptures, or feed apon them
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