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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Transportabill, -able, adj. [17th c. Eng. transportable (1676); Transport v.] a. Allowed or able to be transported or conveyed. b. Of a minister of the Church: Able to move from one charge to another.a. 1582 Reg. Privy C. III 530.
In uptaking of the custum of all gudis transportabill furth of this realme
1582–3 Reg. Privy C. III 546.
1642 Declar. Lords & Comm. to Gen. Assemb. Ch. Scot. 13.
[Soldiers] to be sent presently over to reside amongst them or declared transportable
1646 Moray Synod 78.
They caried away with them all whatsoever was transportable out of his hous
b. 1641 Argyll Synod I 27.
The assembly … has declared Mr. Dugald Campbell, minister at Knapdall … transportable from the kirk of Knapdall
1646 Moray Synod 72.
Mr. Joseph Brodie is declared by the presbytery transportable with a view to the vacancy at Forres

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