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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Transplantable, adj. [17th c. Eng. transplantable (1656).] Capable of being transferred, permitted to transfer, in the sense of Transplant v. 1647 Moray Synod 86.
Mr. Robert Watsone, minister at Grange … [because of] the crueltie of his neighbours … did sute ane act of transplantatione. The Assemblie out of compassion … did condescend and declared him transplantable
1651 Cramond Presb. Fordyce 26.
They look uppon Mr. Georg Melvine, minister at Bourtie, as transplantable from his present statione

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