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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unaworkable, adj. [? Not obviously related to Wirkabill adj. or 19th c. Eng. unworkable (1839).] 1630 W. Alexander in Red Bk. Menteith II 108.
He gote his vnaworkable bakband deliuered to my colleague, and a direction to him for a letter to the session to sitt with them which I opposed

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