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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unbranslable, adj. [e.m.E. bransle n. a kind of dance (1596), movement, perturbation (1603), also branle v. to agitate, toss about (1654), F. branler.] Unshakeable, firm. — 1633 Johnston Diary I 170.
In His forgiving indulgence, and giving providence, on the quhilk tuo my saule doeth bottom itselth as one ane unbranslable rok
1634 Johnston Diary I 220.
Quherupon my saul solidly and posedly resolved to rest me on thos foor unbranslable rocks

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