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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Suppliable,) Supplyable, Supplieable, adj. [e.m.E. suppliable (once, 1667); Supplé v.] Capable of being confirmed or ratified. — 1681 Acts VIII 243/1.
That all such writes to be subscribed heirafter, wherin the writer & witnesses are not designed, shall be null, and are not supplyable by condescending vpon the writer, or the designation of the writer and witnesses
1697 Fountainhall Decis. I 755.
The nullity against the sasine was that it contained three witnesses, and only one of them was designed … The Lords thought this nullity yet supplieable quoad Thomas Miller (being before the act of parliament 1681)

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