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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Supprisabill,) Surprizable, adj. [e.m.E. surprizable (a1666); Suppris(e v. 1.] Vulnerable to a surprise attack, capable of being captured or overwhelmed. — 1596 Warrender P. (SHS) II 295.
Upon intelligence that the casle of Carlill, where the prisoner was kept, was surprizable

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"Supprisabill adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



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