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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Uncoursable, Wncoursabyll, adj. [Coursable adj.] That has no currency, invalid. — 1429–30 James I Acts in Ayr B. Ct. 6 March.
That the wncoursabyll lettris direkkyt tyll offyceris vnder the kyngis priue seile or hys sygnet the quylk as a gayne the cowrs of comone law or in preiudice of party be nocht admittyt na tak nane effec
1484–5 Acta Conc. I *107/1.
It is complenit be the said Arthur that the hous of Reras is takin fra him be vncoursable lettrez purchest be the said Johne

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