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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Unbaleable, adj. [17th c. Eng. unbailable (1627).] Not entitled to be released on bail. — 1691 Melville Corr. 163.
It were well the kings mind were known anent the baleing of such as have been in rebellion … the law makeing such unbaleable

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