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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Uncompellable, -ible, adj. [17th c. Eng. uncompellable (1661); Compell v.] That cannot be compelled. — a1649 Drummond II 91/767.
Thy will is vncompellable [1711 uncompellible] resisting force, daunting necessitie, despising danger

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