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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unaccusabill, -able, Unaccuisable, adj. [17th c. Eng. unaccusable (1651); Accusabil adj.] Not liable to be accused (for or of a crime). — 1582 Reg. Privy C. III 538.
The saidis nobill men … salbe untroublit and unaccusabill for that caus in tyme cuming
1584 Reg. Privy C. III 648.
[Having] frelie forgevin all that wer … inducit to subscrive the saidis bandis [and] … that thai salbe unaccuisable thairfoir
1589 Reg. Privy C. IV 406.
To be free and unaccusable for thair ressett and furnissing grantit to the saidis erllis
a1639 Spotsw. Hist. (1655) 400.
Sir James Chisholme should be unaccusable of the crimes contained in the summons

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