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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

Sureableness, n. [Sure v.] Appar., the possibility of being ensured, ‘ensureability’. — 1664 Pitcairn Spiritual Sacrifice 223.
A promise, which concerning such things doth alwayes take in the proviso of expediency, sureableness and subserviency to our good, in promoting of God's glory

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