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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).

Sociable, -ieable, adj. [F. sociable qui vit en société (1596) (Larousse). Cf. e.m.E. sociable (1553) naturally inclined to seek and enjoy the society of others.] a. That is a member of society and subject to its laws, etc. b. Law-abiding, peaceable. —a. 1669 Jus Populi 110.
[The Sovereign] still remaineth a sociable creature, and under the lawes of God and nature and therefore is not above what … compacts he maketh
b. 1677 Edinb. B. Rec. X 304.
That they might … ingadge for the socieable behaviour of the wholl companies

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