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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Triabill, Triable, adj. [Late ME and e.m.E. triable (1429), AF triable.] Capable of being, or deserving to be tried in a court of law. — a1499 Contempl. Sinn. 1285 (Arund.).
The frutles flouris of warldly wanite And failȝeand fluris of carnall effectioun, Quhilk to the saule into triabill of tressoun [Harl. is tryakill of tressoun]
1623 Melrose P. 522.
Ane high offence, triable, and seuerelie punishable

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