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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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Thankable, adj. [Thank n.] Worthy of gratitude. — 1630 Fraser Sir-Name of Baird (1857) 57.
Since God has … given her the benefit of so great meines, it will not be ill employed to bestow an guid part thairof upon her sister … The werk will be baith guid and thankable, and she will injoy the fruits of it herself

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