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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unexpugnabil, -able, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vnexpugnable (Wyclif).] a. Of a place: Impregnable. b. Of a person: Invincible. —a. 1533 Bell. Livy I 140/23.
He began to edifie ane strang toure in mont Velia, quhilk be mvnicioun and straitnes of the ground apperit vnexpugnabil
b. 1548 Knox III 10.
Though the battell appeare strong, your Captaine is unexpugnable

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