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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

(Uncustumable,) Uncustomabill, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vncustemable (Trevisa), vncustomable (1570); Custumable adj.] Not liable to pay customs duties or ? = Uncustumit ppl. adj. a. — 1596 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. I 335.
To pey to the custumar … all customes and dewteis addettit be thame … and quhatsumeuir vnlaw and dewtie may be acquyrit or socht vpoun the said burgh … for transporting of vncustomabill geir furthe of the realme in the said bark

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"Uncustumable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



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