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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Telable,) Teillable, Tileable, adj. [e.m.E. tillable (1538); Tele v.] Able to be cultivated, arable. — 1579–80 Prestwick B. Rec. 78.
Everie freman … sall haif be equall diuisione heretable infeftment of thair landis quhilk ar teillable and the wtinland to be sowmit be gersing and every freman to be infeft in samony sowmes gers as efferis to his infeftment of the teil land
1710 Burnett Fam. P.
That no tenent or subtenent within the ground cast fael or doviot upon that ground … or in any henning or tileable ground

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