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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).

Squable, Swable, n. [17th c. Eng. squabel (1602), scwable (a1652).] A quarrel, a dispute. — 1642 Justiciary Cases II 472.
Depones he hard of ane swable that nycht befoir the mutilatione
1672 Kingarth Par. Rec. 80.
Dilated … for breach of the Sabbath day by ther plea and squable

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